New Delhi: Captain Virat Kohli is all set to enter in the legends list of the Indian cricket team. Captain Virat Kohli will be leading team India for the 50th time in test matches. India and South Africa will face each other at Maharastra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Thursday. India is leading three-match test series by 1-0. For Virat Kohli as captain, Pune test will be very big, he will surpass former captain Sourav Ganguly (49 matches) in the list of most match played as the test captain of the team. Just now both are at the second spot. Former Skipper MS Dhoni on the top who leads the team in 60 test matches.
Under the captaincy of Virat, India has performed really good. Especially in the overseas tour. Virat, known as bowler supporting captain. After winning series in West Indies he applauded bowlers’ effort. He said, a batsman may score as many runs as he can but bowlers win matches for the team in the test. I salute to the intensity of our bowlers. He said, if we don’t have the bowler, the result would have not been possible. Every win is a collective effort of the whole team.
Virat Started captaining from 2015, under his captaincy India has won 2 test series in Srilanka, 2 in West Indies and one in Australia. Lose in England and South Africa was big but team performance was great and Virat had said the same. On Indian Soil under Virat Kohli captaincy team has lost only a test match to Australia only in 2017. Virat is popular in test matches rather than ODI because under his belt India hasn’t won any Icc trophy.