On Saturday evening the Indian skipper Virat Kohli made a huge announcement through his Instagram where he posted a long written note of him stepping down as the captain of Indian team in tests. Down below is all the information you need to know.
Virat Kohli made a huge decision on Saturday 15th January. He stepped down as the test captain of India. Virat informed about this through a post which he shared on his social media handles. Virat in his note said that he is honoured to lead the team for 7 years and will always give his 120% in every game for country. He thanked BCCI and MS Dhoni for there support to him. It is a very huge thing for Indian team as Virat stepped down as the most successful test captain of India.
Virat has some of the most magical moments for India as captain. He made Indian team one of the best test teams ever in his captaincy. Virat developed Indian players like no one else. Kohli taught us to win on overseas soil with aggression and fearless approach. It is surely a huge setback for the team. India lost the test series against South Africa by 1-2. India’s hope of winning a test series in South Africa is still a dream and now ICT fans are going through an another sad news.
Virat Kohli has played 68 matches as captain and won 40 out of them, 17 lost and 11 were draws. Kohli has a winning percentage of 59.82 which made him the most successful test captain in Indian team history. Kohli himself has set an example of captain leading from the front. He has played 113 innings as captain in which he scored 5864 runs with an average of 54.80. Kohli has 20 centuries and 18 half centuries as captain of India in tests. In past 5 months Kohli has stepped down as Royal challengers Bangalore captain, Indian team limited overs captain and now as a test captain.