Virat Kohli holds 3 big records with victory in Lord’s Test, Sourav Ganguly beat Wasim Akram


New Delhi: In the Lord’s Test against England, Team India made history by winning 151 runs and took a crucial 1-0 lead in the 5-match series. With this, 3 big records have been registered in the name of Virat Kohli.

Winning record in SENA countries

Virat Kohli became the Indian captain to register the most wins in SENA countries. SENA stands for South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia.

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Virat beat PAK captains

As the Asian captain, Virat Kohli has achieved the 5th victory in SENA countries. Earlier this record was in the name of Wasim Akram and Javed Miandad, who have led Pakistan to victory in 4 Tests in these countries. At the same time, MS Dhoni is at number four with 3 wins.

Test captaincy record in Virat’s name

Virat Kohli of India has now come at number four in the list of most successful captains of Test cricket. He has left behind Clive Lloyd of West Indies. The most successful captain in Test is Graeme Smith of South Africa, who has led his team to 53 victories.

List of most successful captains of test cricket

Graeme Smith – South Africa – 53 Test wins
Ricky Ponting – Australia – 48 Test win
Steve Waugh – Australia – 41 Test win
Virat Kohli-India-37 Test Win
Clive Lloyd – West Indies – 36 Test wins

Despite losing the toss, hit the ground

Talking about Indian captains, Virat Kohli has reached the top with 6 wins in terms of winning the most Test matches after losing the toss overseas. Earlier this record was in the name of Sourav Ganguly who has won 5 Test matches on foreign soil after losing the toss, while MS Dhoni has won 4 matches after losing the toss abroad.


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