As per the current form and batting it looks like that Virat Kohli is better then Joe root but statistical analysis showed another view.
# Joe Root (England’s test vice captain) (25-year old)
- Matches : 45
- Runs : 3940
- 100s : 10
- 50s : 22
- Avg : 55.49
- Best : 254
# Virat Kohli (Indian test captain) (27-year old)
- Matches : 43
- Runs : 3238
- 100s : 12
- 50s : 12
- Avg : 46.25
- Best : 200
This number shows that Root is better then Virat in test cricket but that figures was not showing what Virat is.
Virat form was not good before 2015 and that’s why this number are few lesser then Root but it’s overall comparison and Root won the race between this two by statistically.
Virat is ahead in the century scored he scored 12 centuries while root scored 10th century recently agaisnt Pakistan’s series.
Virat scored only one double hundred while root has 2 on this name. Over all root has upper hand by number on Virat Kohli.
While Roots’ 8 century came in the England on the other end Kohli scored 10 century outside the India.
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