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Root equals Kohli and Smith in terms of Test centuries, know the figures

Former English captain Joe Root scored a brilliant century in the Test against New Zealand being played at Trent Bridge. This was the 27th century of his Test career.

Former English captain Joe Root scored a brilliant century in the Test against New Zealand being played at Trent Bridge. This was the 27th century of his Test career.

He equaled Virat Kohli of India and Steve Smith of Australia in terms of centuries. He has become the joint-highest century-scorer among active players. Root, meanwhile, compares the figures for Kohli and Smith.

Root scored a century in the first innings

In the first innings, Root reached his 27th Test century in 116 balls. He played a huge innings of 176 runs in 211 balls with the help of 26 fours and a six. He made these runs at a strike rate of 83.41.

Root has recorded his 11th score of 170 or more in the longest format of the game. Let us tell you that he played a match-winning innings of 115 * runs in the last Test played at Lord’s.

After the 27th century, Smith has scored seven half-centuries

Steve Smith ‘s last Test century (131) came against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in the year 2021. He has scored seven 50-plus scores since his 27th Test century. Meanwhile, his highest score was 93, which he scored during the Ashes 2021-22 at the Adelaide Oval.

He has scored 642 runs in 15 innings since his last Test century.

Kohli’s average has declined since his 27th century

Former Indian captain Virat Kohli ‘s last Test century came against Bangladesh in November 2019. He scored 136 runs in 194 balls at the Eden Gardens.

Since then he has played 17 Tests, scoring 841 runs at an average of 28.03. Meanwhile, he has scored six fifties.

His best score in this interval was 79 runs in 201 balls against South Africa at Newlands.


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Such is the Test career of all three players

Kohli has scored a total of 8,043 runs in 101 Tests at an average of 49.95. Meanwhile, he has scored 27 centuries and 28 half-centuries.

Smith has scored 8,010 runs in 85 Tests at an average of 59.77. During this he has scored 27 centuries and 36 half-centuries.

Root has scored 10,191 runs in 119 Tests at an average of 50.20. Meanwhile, he has scored 27 centuries and 53 half-centuries.

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