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Virat Kohli on brink of joining Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid in elite list

Till date, only Tendulkar, Dravid and Sehwag have scored 1000 or more runs against South Africa in Tests, and Kohli needs 242 runs to join them.

Virat Kohli on brink of joining Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid in elite list
Indian cricket team Captain Virat Kohli addresses media at a press conference ahead of the 1st test match against South Africa. (Photo | PTI)

VISAKHAPATNAM: India captain Virat Kohli has a chance of joining batting legends Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid when India begin their three-Test series against South Africa on Wednesday here with the first rubber.

Till date, only Tendulkar, Dravid and Sehwag have scored 1000 or more runs against South Africa in Tests, and Kohli needs 242 runs to join them.

Kohli currently has 758 runs against the Proteas in nine test matches. Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is top of the list with 1741 runs in 25 Tests.

Sehwag has 1306 runs in 15 Tests against South Africa while Dravid has 1252 runs in 21 Tests.


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