Both Tendulkar and Sehwag had scored six Test double centuries.
The Indian skipper now has 26 Test hundreds and 69 international tons (43 in ODIs), as PTI noted.
Kohli also surpassed Australian batting legend Don Bradman by getting the most 150 plus scores as captain in international cricket.
Kohli has crossed 150-run mark nine times as India skipper, one more than Bradman, who had achieved the feat eight times.
He also equalled former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting by scoring the most number of centuries as Test captain.
Both Kohli and Ponting now have a record 19 hundreds as Test captains.
India declared its innings at 601/5 with Kohli at an unbeaten at 254.
Twitter could not remain calm as Kohli kept achieving one feat after another.
Soon after his double century, congratulations started pouring in:
When Kohli surpassed Bradman
Some were just surprised at milestones he achieved: