Virat Kohli records as captain in ODIs

Virat Kohli has completed his journey as captain of team India in ODIs after BCCI has announced Rohit Sharma as the new skipper of ODIs yesterday.

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Arijit Barua
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After T20Is, Virat Kohli has also completed his journey as captain of team India in ODIs after BCCI has announced Rohit Sharma as the new skipper of ODIs yesterday. Kohli has been phenomenal for India as captain with a win percentage of 70% in ODIs. Kohli has also scored 5449 runs with an impressive average of 72.65. He has also smashed 21 centuries and 27 half-centuries during his ODI captaincy span.

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Meanwhile, BCCI also has announced their 18-men Test Squad for the SA tour starting on December 26. Jadeja, Axar, and Gill miss out while Hanuma Vihari makes a comeback in the squad. Now. let's take a better look at the stats and records of Virat Kohli as captain in ODIs.

ODI captaincy stats & records of Virat Kohli :

Matches: 95

Won: 65

Lost: 27

NR/Draw: 3

  • Virat Kohli has led India in 65 ODI wins as captain. He's the fourth most successful ODI Indian captain after the likes of MS Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly, and M Azharuddin.
  • Virat has the second most runs as Indian ODI skipper (5449 runs) after MS Dhoni. However, Dhoni registered a tally of 6641 ODI runs in 200 matches as captain for India.
  • Kohli has scored 27 half-centuries and 21 centuries in ODIs as captain of team India.
  • He has scored the most number of ODI centuries by an Indian captain. Kohli is only behind Ricky Ponting, who scored 22 centuries during his tenure as captain of Australia.

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N.B: The stats are accurate as of 09/12/2021.

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