Virat Kohli Captaincy Records: Virat Kohli is one of the most famous Indian cricketers. He captained the Indian team in 213 international matches across all formats. From 2013 to 2021, Virat captained the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League.
In addition to his aggressive captaincy style and fearless attitude, Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988. As a batter and captain, he is considered to be one of the best in the world.
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Virat Kohli’s captaincy record in Test Cricket
|Number of matches captained||68|
|Date of the last match as captain||11 January 2022|
|Matches won at home||24|
|Matches won away from home||15|
In Test cricket, Virat Kohli has a perfect captaincy record. Having captained India in 68 Test matches and won 40 of them, he is the most successful Indian Test captain. Virat has led his team to victories in 18 of 24 Test series, and he has never lost a series at home. For the first time in Australia, India defeated Australia in a Test series under his leadership. In addition, he led India to the World Test Championship finals. Kohli holds the record for the most double centuries and runs scored by an Indian Test captain in his seven years as captain.
Virat Kohli’s captaincy record in ODI Cricket
|Number of matches captained||95|
|Date of the last match as captain||28 March 2021|
|Matches won at home||24|
|Matches won away from home||29|
|Matches won on neutral ground||12|
Kohli has captained the Indian team in 95 ODI matches and won 65 of them. He has scored 21 centuries as an ODI captain, second only to Ricky Ponting’s 22 international centuries.
Virat has a batting average over 72 as a captain in ODIs. India lost to New Zealand in the semi-finals of the 2019 Cricket World Cup and failed to win a third title.
Virat Kohli’s captaincy record in T20I Cricket
|Number of matches captained||50|
|Date of the last match as captain||8 November 2021|
|Matches won at home||13|
|Matches won away from home||14|
|Matches won on neutral ground||3|
Virat Kohli has captained the Indian T20I team for 50 matches, winning 30 of them. He has scored 1570 runs in T20Is as an Indian captain, the fourth highest in the world.
He is the fourth most successful T20I captain in the world, and the second most successful in India. After India lost in the Super 12 stage of the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup, Virat relinquished his captaincy.
Virat Kohli eyeing a grand world record in IND vs SA match in T20WC
Virat Kohli will be going for a world record when he plays South Africa on Sunday in the T20 World Cup 2022. During the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia, Virat Kohli seems to be in full swing, and he has every chance to create history. It is just 28 runs away from him becoming the highest run-scorer in T20 World Cup history.
Virat Kohli will become the highest run-scorer in T20 World Cup history if he scores 28 runs in the match against South Africa on Sunday, 30 October. If he scores 11 runs, he will become the second batsman in the history of this mega event to score 1000 runs. Mahela Jayawardene, the former Sri Lankan captain, is in front of him.