King Kohli: Statistics as a Test Captain

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Virat Kohli is one of the most aggressive captains globally and is the all time favorite Indian skipper with the most number of wins in Indian Test Cricket in terms on numbers as well as the win percentage was on the peak in his tenure as a captain.

Indian captain and batting icon Virat Kohli has been spectacular both on the field as well off it. Known for his leadership abilities, he will go down in Indian cricket history not just by being one of finest batsmen that country ever produced but also because under him team performed better than they had done before.

Test Cricket All Time Statistics

He led India to a first ever Test series win on Australian soil and was in charge when England were defeated two-one by the Indians this year. Under his leadership, we’ve seen home wins against some tough sides like Australia. Here are some statistics on Virat Kohli’s captainship:

Matches Played – 68

Matches Won – (40) with a win percentage of 59% 
Lost Matches  – (17) with a lose percentage of 25%
Draw/No Result – (11) with no result percentage of 16%

Moreover, there were some other achievements under his cap, which made India a specular side in front of the World. Lets have a look onto them:

  • Four overseas Test victories in a calendar year against Australia
  • First Asian captain to win at Centurion: After Naseer Hussain and Michael Clarke, Virat Kohli is the first Asian to win a test at Centurion.
  • Most Test Wins by Asian Captain in SENA Countries: Kohli’s 16 wins out of 36 win overseas is a statement altogether.
  • Only Asian skipper to win two Boxing Day fixtures
  • First Indian skipper to win two Test matches in South Africa

Virat Kohli Steps Down from Test Captaincy

Virat Kohli after a controversial defeat by South Africa decided to step down from Test Captaincy, as he says ” cant be dishonest with the team”. Also with the recent events going against the skipper and being him such a s huge sports person, it’s very easy for the audience to make news.

The Indian cricket board, BCCI, thanked Kohli for his “admirable leadership qualities that took the test team to unprecedented heights”.

Virat Kohli is also known as King Kohli and that clearly is for a reason. Period.

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