The top two will be An­tigua (vs WI in 2016) and Mum­bai (vs Eng­land in 2016). All dou­ble hun­dreds are spe­cial but those two are more spe­cial be­cause one was away from home and one against Eng­land in chal­leng­ing con­di­tions as it was very hot and hu­mid there

VI­RAT KOHLI’S SEVEN IN­NINGS OF 200-PLUS AS CAP­TAIN IN TESTS

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Kohli’s straight driven fours off Kag­iso Rabada were dipped in class and tim­ing. He played some breath­tak­ing short-arm pulls be­sides ca­ress­ing the ball be­tween mid-on and mid-wicket. A flicked four that he played show­ing the

Even South Africa’s in­terim, team di­rec­tor Enoch Nkwe was in awe of the way the duo took re­spon­si­bil­ity. “They led by ex­am­ple,” he said. “When you bowl to a world class line-up, that’s what hap­pens. We have to learn from their part­ner­ship — how to get through tough pe­ri­ods and ap­ply your­self men­tally.”

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