Mumbai, Dec 12: Indian skipper and batting masterclass Virat Kohli was awarded Man of the Match for his record breaking 235-run knock as India settled scores with England by winning fourth Test match here, Monday (Dec 12).
Virat Kohli struck a brilliant 235, his third double hundred in Test cricket, in the first innings of the Mumbai Test and took India take a significant lead against visitors.
Riding on Virat's third double ton of the year and equally important contributions from star bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, India thrashed England to clinch 5-Test series 3-0.
It was the 28-year-old charismatic India skipper's performance with the bat that helped the hosts thrash England.
En route his third double hundred Kohli shattered and/or equalled some incredible batting records in Mumbai Test.
Here are the records broken or set by Run Machine Virat Kohli:
Highest score as a Test captain for India:
By scoring 235, Virat Kohli broke his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni's record to score highest runs as India's Test captain.
Kohli surpassed Dhoni's 224, which he slammed in 2013 against Australia at Chennai, to post top score by an Indian captain in Test.
3 Test double hundreds in an year:
Kohli also became the only the third captain in the history of the game to post three doubles in a year after Michael Clarke (2012) and Brendon McCullum (2014). He's also the first Indian captain to achieve this rare feat.
Kohli has joined the league of Michael Clarke (4), Brendon McCullum (3), Ricky Ponting (3) and Don Bradman (3) to slam 3 doubles in a calendar year.
4,000 runs in Test:
Virat Kohli completed 4,000 runs in 89 innings to become sixth fastest Indian batsman to achieve it.
1000 Test runs in a single year:
The 28-year-old Delhi lad completed 1,000 Test runs in the year 2016 in just 11 games and became only third Indian Test skipper after Sachin Tendulkar (1997) and Rahul Dravid (2006) to do so.
Average goes past 50:
With his incredible batting performance against England in the ongoing Test series, Virat Kohli now averages 50.53. This is the first time Kohli's average his gone past 50 in Tests.
Kohli averages 52.93 in ODIs, and 57.13 in T20Is. This makes him the first batsman to simultaneously average more than 50 in all three formats of the game in international arena.
Average second only to the Don:
Virat Kohli's averages incredible 65.50 as captain, the figures are second only to Sir Don Bradman's 101.51 among captains with 2000-plus Test runs.
Most international runs in 2016:
Kohli has played 36 international matches in 2016 and scored 2580 runs from 40 innings. That is at an average of 88.96 with seven centuries during this period and 13 half centuries. He's bagged 8 man of the match honours and two man of the series in this period.
Record partnership with Jayant Yadav:
The 241-run-partnership between Kohli and Jayant Yadav is India's highest for the eighth wicket.
It is second highest after Australia's MJ Hartigan and C Hill's 243-run stand (1908) against England.