Anushka effect..Virat mauls S.Africans, blasts 53rd century

New Delhi, Jan 15: Playing in 2nd test against South Africa on Day 3 Indian skipper Virat Kohli struck his 21st test century at Centurion, SuperSport Park. With this century, Kohli is behind Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar who has 51 test centuries to his name, Rahul Dravid with 36 centuries, Sunil Gavaskar (34), Virender Sehwag (23) and Mohammad Azharuddin (22).  

Kohli's 21 century was laced with 10 beautiful boundaries fighting against a potent Proteas pace attack, Overall this is Kohli's 53 International century and if captaincy is concerned he is only Indian after Master Blaster who has hit a century in South Africa as a captain. 

Century in South Africa as Captain

169 S Tendulkar, Cape Town, 1997

100 V KOHLI, Centurion, 2018

As a captain, he has 14 test centuries and places himself with the many cricketing legends.

Captains with exactly 14 Test 100s:

Don Bradman

Clive Lloyd

Brian Lara

Mahela Jayawardene

Michael Clarke