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Former India captain and legendary batsman Virat Kohli made his Test debut on this day in 2011. Virat has shared a video on social media. He has kept every Test he has played in his 11 years in his laptop.
In the video, 33-year-old Virat opens his laptop and in a folder named Tests, photos of his every match are seen. Kohli’s video is now becoming very viral on social media. Virat played his first test match against West Indies.
Ganguly and Dravid also made their debut today
Apart from former Indian captain Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid also made their Test debuts on this day. Sourav and Dravid made their debut for Team India together in 1996.
Currently all three are contributing to Indian cricket. Virat is playing for India in all three formats. At the same time, Sourav Ganguly is working as the President of BCCI. While Rahul Dravid is in the role of the coach of the team.
Most Match Winning Captains
Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian team with the most number of Test wins. Under Kohli’s captaincy, India has won 40 out of 68 Tests. At the same time, under Dhoni’s captaincy, Team India has won 27 out of 60 Tests. Under Ganguly’s leadership, the team won 21 Tests. Under the captaincy of Virat, the Indian team has been number-1 in the Test rankings for the longest time. The team remained at the pinnacle of Tests for 42 months.
Virat is the 12th Indian cricketer to play more than a hundred Test matches for India. Overall, before him, 71 players of the world have been able to achieve this feat.
Kohli hasn’t had a Test century with his bat since 2019. He last scored a century on 23 November 2019 against Bangladesh in Kolkata.