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Latest Cricket News – Indian team captain Virat Kohli made a brilliant 254 not out, playing the biggest innings of his career in the second Test match of the Test series for South Africa in Pune. On the strength of this special innings, the Indian team beat South Africa by an innings and 137 runs. With this, Virat stepped on the number one chair firmly.
He is currently just one rating point behind Steve Smith at the top position. In this match, Virat Kohli set another record. He now became the second captain after MS Dhoni to captain India in 50 Tests.
Ever since Virat became the captain of Team India, India has been making new records under his captaincy. Talking about his personal batting, he seems to be adding many new dimensions to it. Virat holds a record in his captaincy against South Africa in the 50th Test. Explain that Virat Kohli’s contribution as a captain after 50 Tests is the highest contribution of the team’s total runs.
Second in this elite list is former England captain Mike Atherton, who averages 16.34 per cent. After that Alan Border contributed 16.27 percent while Ricky Ponting contributed to the team at an average of 16.15 percent. Surprisingly, MS Dhoni is one of the most successful captains of India in this list. After 50 Tests, Dhoni’s contribution as a captain is only 10.53 percent of the total runs scored by the team.
Explain that after winning the series against South Africa, Virat Kohli said that he never plays for the record. They just do their work. He is always focused on helping the team win and helping fellow players.