Virat Kohli — The Most Successful Skipper of Indian Cricket In Tests

Virat Kohli — A name which doesn’t need any introduction. This is an emotion which Indian has lived from the moment this dynamic player stepped up on to the international circuit. He is a real game changer, a run machine in all three formats of the game. The world has seen him as a player & as a skipper of indian cricket team & what he has achieved in either role is absolutely spellbinding.

Virat the skipper is a stalwart of the game. He took captaincy from M.S.Dhoni in all formats of the game & man it’s not easy to fill the shoes of a legend — Dhoni, but Virat with his passion,determination & his consistency iconic performances with the bat & his captaincy has truly proved himself to be the real successor of Dhoni. Especially, in the longest & toughest format of the game Virat has scaled the team from number-07 position to the top spot.

Even as a batsman, he has some unbelievable records to showcase. Generally, when an ace batsman gets an opportunity to lead, it affects his performance. But, Virat Kohli is a league apart. Virat Kohli has one heck of a record in tests, to score 07 double centuries in his captaincy tenure, from 2014–2021.

In his captaincy tenure, Indian Cricket Team has some iconic & historic victories like, beating Australia in Australia & England is England. India is the only country to achieve this. Under Virat’s leadership, Indian Cricket Team was on the top in ICC rankings for 42 months consistently. It was Virat, who developed the best fleet of speedsters in the history of Indian Cricket. Today, the number & kind of pacers indian cricket team has, was just a dream till a decade ago. Ishant Sharma,Jasprit Bumrah,Mohammed Shami,Umesh Yadav,Mohammed Siraj & list goes on.

In addition to this, under the leadership of Virat Kohli indian cricket team was invincible at home & also reached to the finals of “World Test Championship (WTC)”. Virat made the maximum appearances (68) as a skipper & he also holds the record of maximum test wins(40) in his tenure. It’s the Virat Kohli’s vision only as a skipper, that today we see our team as the fittest cricket team on the international circuit.

One thing we can be rest assured of, when Virat is on the field be it as a player or a skipper — he will give his 120% every single time. Furthermore, he has not left any stone unturned to bring the indian cricket to such greater heights as a captain. Henceforth, we can say that Virat Kohli is the most successful skipper in test cricket.

The records in white ball cricket & in the shortest form of the game is no different. But, if we want to analyze the quality of captaincy then test cricket is the true & the most testing format of the game & Virat has proved that he is the.

Written By:- Saksham

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Saksham Korde

Saksham Korde

Sports Content Producer, Cricket Expert, Presenter & Aspiring Cricket Commentator.

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