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Virat Kohli, Captain of the Indian Cricket Team, Broke Many Records As India Beat Australia 2-1


On Monday Virat Kohli turned into the first Indian captain to enlist a Test series win in Australia. It was a draw between India and Australia in the fourth Test after constant rainfall over most of Day 4 and Day 5 influenced the proceedings and Australia’s odds of getting equal in the series. India managed to win the series by 2-1 with the anti-climax. India drew a series twice in the longest format and lost nine in the last 11 attempts. Bishan Singh Bedi had driven India to an arrangement attract 1977-78 tours, after which Sourav Ganguly had done likewise in the tour of 2003-04. Virat Kohli, 33, is now the first Indian captain to enlist for two series wins that are overseas with triumphs in three matches.

In 2017 the batsman who is right-handed had recently driven India to a memorable whitewash against Sri Lanka. Also, he is now known to the first Indian captain to enlist for three test match victories in series that have taken place outside the Asian subcontinent in a period of 50 years. The last time such an achievement was done by Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who won similarly against New Zealand with a 3-1 series in 1967-68. With the success, Kohli likewise outperformed Ganguly as the best Indian captain in abroad conditions in Tests design with 12 victories in his name. He likewise joined the elite list including Mushtaq Mohammad and Bishan Singh Bedi in turning into the best Asian captain in the configuration in Australia with three successes.

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