Ind vs Eng: Virat Kohli close to this big record of captaincy in ODI, will leave Graeme Smith behind


Ahmedabad: At present, Indian team captain Virat Kohli is considered one of the best batsmen in the world. Virat Kohli has made several big batting records in a short time.

Kohli will leave Graeme Smith behind

When Virat Kohli comes out to bat in the second ODI against England, he will make a big record in ODI International cricket as a captain. If Kohli manages to make 41 in the second ODI against England, he will break the record of former South Africa captain Graeme Smith.

Kohli will come at number five

Virat Kohli has scored 5376 runs as captain in ODIs so far. If Kohli scores 41, he will be ranked number five in the list of captains who have scored the most runs in ODIs, leaving behind former South African captain Graeme Smith. As captain, Smith has scored 5416 runs in ODIs.

Ricky Ponting on top

Australian veteran Ricky Ponting is the batsman to have scored the most ODI runs as captain. Ricky Ponting has scored 8497 runs in 230 ODIs as captain. Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s number comes after Ricky Ponting in terms of scoring the most ODI runs as a captain.

The batsman who scored the most ODI runs as captain

1. Ricky Ponting – 8497 runs in 230 matches

2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 6641 runs in 200 matches

3. Stephen Fleming – 6295 runs in 218 matches

4. Arjun Ranatunga – 5608 runs in 193 matches

5. Graeme Smith – 5416 runs in 150 matches

6. Virat Kohli – 5376 runs in 93 matches


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