Mumbai Test: Virat Kohli master-class puts India on top against England

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Virat Kohli scored his 15th Test century as records tumbled in the Wankhede Test between India and England. (Photo by: BCCI)

Virat Kohli scored his 15th Test century as records tumbled in the Wankhede Test between India and England. (Photo by: BCCI)

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Virat Kohli had a record-breaking day as he notched up his 15th Test century and his 2nd in the current series (Photo by:BCCI)

Virat Kohli had a record-breaking day as he notched up his 15th Test century and his 2nd in the current series (Photo by:BCCI)

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Virat Kohli became the 14th Indian batsmen and sixth quickest Indian player to go past 4000 runs in Tests (BCCI)

Virat Kohli became the 14th Indian batsmen and sixth quickest Indian player to go past 4000 runs in Tests (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli also became the second batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to score over 500 runs as skipper in a series. (Photo by:BCCI)

Virat Kohli also became the second batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to score over 500 runs as skipper in a series. (Photo by:BCCI)

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Virat Kohli became the fourth batsmen to go past 1000 runs in Tests in 2016. It was the first time he had achieved this feat. (BCCI)

Virat Kohli became the fourth batsmen to go past 1000 runs in Tests in 2016. It was the first time he had achieved this feat. (BCCI)

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Ravindra Jadeja shared a crucial partnership with Virat Kohli as India took the lead. (Photo by: BCCI)

Ravindra Jadeja shared a crucial partnership with Virat Kohli as India took the lead. (Photo by: BCCI)

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Virat Kohli also went past 2000 runs as skipper as he put on a batting masterclass on a sluggish Wankhede deck. (Photo by: Deepak Malik/ BCCI/ SPORTZPICS)

Virat Kohli also went past 2000 runs as skipper as he put on a batting masterclass on a sluggish Wankhede deck. (Photo by: Deepak Malik/ BCCI/ SPORTZPICS)

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Joe Root got England back in the game with the wickets of Karun Nair (13) and Ravichandran Ashwin (0) (Photo by: BCCI)

Joe Root got England back in the game with the wickets of Karun Nair (13) and Ravichandran Ashwin (0) (Photo by: BCCI)

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Adil Rashid got the wicket of Murali Vijay for 136 as England searched for the breakthrough. (Photo by: BCCI)

Adil Rashid got the wicket of Murali Vijay for 136 as England searched for the breakthrough. (Photo by: BCCI)

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Murali Vijay and Virat Kohli shared a 116-run partnership to put India on course. (BCCI)

Murali Vijay and Virat Kohli shared a 116-run partnership to put India on course. (BCCI)

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Murali Vijay notched up his eighth Test century and third against England as he roared back to form. (BCCI)

Murali Vijay notched up his eighth Test century and third against England as he roared back to form. (BCCI)

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Virat Kohli started off aggressively as he notched up a fifty to give Vijay good company. (Photo by: BCCI)

Virat Kohli started off aggressively as he notched up a fifty to give Vijay good company. (Photo by: BCCI)

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Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay’s partnership had put India on course for England’s 400. (Photo by: BCCI)

Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay’s partnership had put India on course for England’s 400. (Photo by: BCCI)

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Virat Kohli started aggressively after the early loss of Cheteshwar Pujara. (Photo by:BCCI)

Virat Kohli started aggressively after the early loss of Cheteshwar Pujara. (Photo by:BCCI)

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Murali Vijay mixed caution and aggression to give India a steady platform. (Photo by: BCCI)

Murali Vijay mixed caution and aggression to give India a steady platform. (Photo by: BCCI)

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Jake Ball struck early on the third day as he removed Cheteshwar Pujara for 47. (Photo by: BCCI)

Jake Ball struck early on the third day as he removed Cheteshwar Pujara for 47. (Photo by: BCCI)

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