IND vs WI: Only one win and … Kohli will become the most successful Indian captain in Tests:
- Dhoni-Kohli has won 27-27 Test matches as Indian captain
- Virat Kohli has won the most Test matches on foreign soil.
IND vs WI
Virat Kohli is just one win away from becoming the most successful Indian captain in Test cricket. If Kohli manages to win the second and final Test match against West Indies starting on Friday, he will break the record of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (27 Test matches) and the most Test match winning Indians Will become captain.
Kohli had equaled Dhoni’s record of winning the most Test matches as an Indian captain after winning the first Test match of the West Indies by 318 runs. Dhoni and Kohli as Indian captains have won 27–27 Test matches so far.
Dhoni’s win percentage as captain is 45 percent. In this, under his captaincy, India has won 27 matches, lost 18 and drawn 15. On the other hand, Kohli’s win percentage is 55.3. Under Kohli’s captaincy, India has played 47 Test matches so far, in which 27 have won, 10 have lost and there have been so many draws.
Indian run machine Kohli has already broken former captain Sourav Ganguly’s record of winning the most Test matches on foreign soil. The victory in the last Test match against the West Indies was the 12th victory of Kohli as captain outside the house. While Ganguly had won 11 matches as a captain outside the house. While Ganguly achieved this feat in 28 matches, Kohli has done the feat in 26 matches.
Kohli got the captaincy of the Test team after Dhoni retired from the Test in 2014. Under Kohli’s captaincy, India won the Test series 2–1 (4) for the first time in Australia last year.
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