Split captaincy with white ball and red ball cricket and the beginning of a new era in Indian cricket. With this, Virat Kohli’s era as captain in One Day International ended. Even though Kohli failed to get India an ICC title under his captaincy, he led the team to several historic series victories. He will always be counted as one of the most successful ODI captains.
Virat Kohli as India’s ODI captain: Match – 95, Win – 65, Los – 27, Tie – 1, No Result – 2, Win percentage – 70.43. During this amazing record, Virat Kohli made many such records, which will always be a challenge for the captains ahead and may never be broken:
*Unmatched match win percentage: His record is better than two World Cup winning captains of India, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (59.52) and Kapil Dev (54.16), the highest win percentage of any other Indian captain (of which, less Captained in less than 10 matches) and the only Indian captain for which this is more than 70 percent, only three of those who captained at least 50 matches (Clive Lloyd, Ricky Ponting and Hansie Cronje) have better win-percentages. record of.
- Series win: Under Kohli’s captaincy, India won 15 out of 19 two-team ODI series. These include historic series wins over South Africa, Australia and West Indies on their pitches. Virat Kohli won as captain:
ODI and T20 series in South Africa
ODI and T20 series in New Zealand
ODI and T20 series in Australia
T20 series in England
The only Asian captain to make this record.
*Runs as captain: Kohli 5,449 runs as captain in ODIs at an average of 72.65 – Indian record. MS Dhoni, Ricky Ponting, Mohammad Azharuddin, Graeme Smith, Sourav Ganguly, Arjun Ranatunga and Stephen Fleming are after him in average and only Dhoni has a record of 50+. He has 21 centuries, ahead of only Australia’s Ricky Ponting (22) on this count.
- Batting at number two: i.e. India’s one-day captains’ century chasing the target: 13 Virat Kohli made, in just 48 innings and all others together made 11-413 innings. Stephen Fleming (7) is after him if we look at the whole ODI cricket.
*Share in team runs: Virat Kohli, as ODI captain, scored 22.8 percent of the team’s runs with his bat, scoring at least 3000 runs, among them AB de Villiers (22.1), Kane Williamson (19.6) and Sanath Jayasuriya (18.6) is followed by him. Kohli’s record – 5449 runs out of 25350 runs.
*Captain with most ODI runs in a calendar year: 1460 runs in 2017 (after him: Ricky Ponting, 1424 runs in 2007).