New Delhi. Virat Kohli means that his name is enough in cricket. Today is Kohli’s birthday (HBD Virat Kohli) on 5th September. He is 33 years old. But at the age of 23, he had won 2 World Cup titles. He is also the most successful Test captain of Team India today. A few hours from now, Kohli is also going to give a big exam. The team has to face Scotland in an important match of the T20 World Cup 2021. To remain in the semi-final race, the team has to win this match by a big margin. After the current T20 World Cup, Kohli will also leave the captaincy of the T20 team. For this reason, they would like to make today’s day more special.
Virat Kohli made his international debut on 18 August 2008. Prior to this, he had led the team to the Under-19 World Cup title in 2008 under his captaincy. Then he was also a part of the team that won the ODI World Cup in 2011. That is, before the age of 23, he had already won 2 big titles. In the first 7 years of his career, Kohli had proved himself by scoring 23 centuries in ODIs. Out of this, he scored 10 centuries while chasing. He has scored more than 23 thousand runs in international cricket today and is included in the special list of 7 batsmen in the world.
No other captain has won more than 30 Tests
Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the team has won 38 out of 65 Tests. Lost in 16. No other Indian captain has won 30 Tests. Under the captaincy of Kohli, the team also reached the final of the first season of the World Test Championship. Although the team lost the final. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, the team has won 27 Tests. Kohli’s record on foreign soil has also been excellent.
Won at least one test as captain in 6 countries
Virat Kohli played Test matches as captain in 8 countries including India. Of these, 6 countries have won at least one match. Kohli’s captaincy team won 23 out of 30 Tests at home. Also won 5 out of 6 in Sri Lanka, 4 out of 6 in West Indies, 3 out of 10 in England, 2 out of 7 in Australia and 3 out of 3 in South Africa. The only Test played in Bangladesh ended in a draw. At the same time, in New Zealand, Kohli lost both the Tests as captain. Kohli has won 65 out of 95 matches in ODIs and 28 out of 48 matches in T20Is as captain. As a captain, he has won 131 matches in all three formats.
Sorry for not winning the ICC trophy
Virat Kohli has made many big records with the bat. No one has been able to score more runs than him in T20 Internationals. But as a captain, he has not won a single ICC trophy so far. Due to this many people have been raising questions on him. In the 2017 Champions Trophy, the 2019 ODI World Cup and the 2021 World Test Championship, the team lost near the title. Kohli was also criticized after he lost the first two matches of the current season of the T20 World Cup. But the huge success that Kohli has brought abroad as a captain can hardly be forgotten.