Virat Kohli Has Never Lost a Match After Winning the Toss: Read Indian Captain’s Test Captaincy Record
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It is an old saying that ‘catches win matches’. But, for Virat Kohli, the Indian captain hasn’t lost a game after winning a toss in the Test match. Kohli has captained India in the Test format after taking over the captaincy from MS Dhoni in December 2014. Since then, he has managed to avoid a defeat in all of those matches in which he has won the toss! Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah Take Indirect Jibes at Kerry O’Keefe’s Comment, Heaps Praises on Indian Domestic Cricket Setup After Historic Win at MCG.

Since taking over the captaincy in 2014 from Dhoni, Virat Kohli has won the toss in 21 matches. In those matches, Kohli has prevailed in 18 of them, while the remaining 3 have ended in a draw! Quite a feat, ha?

A Look at Virat Kohli’s record as a Test captain:

Matches Toss Won Matches Won Matches Lost Matches Drawn
45 21 18 - 3

It has been quite a trivia for the Indian captain, who is on the verge of becoming the first India captain to win a Test series in Australia. Earlier today, India won the third Test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground against Australia by 137 runs. Virat Kohli Gifts Pads to a Young Kid, Signs his Miniature Bat After India's Win Against Australia in 2018 Boxing Day Test at MCG!

After the win, Virat Kohli said, “We are not going to stop here. This has given us more confidence to play more positive cricket in Sydney. We've done well in all three departments, which is why we've retained the trophy. But we want to continue.” Virat Kohli a Victory Away from Becoming the First Ever Indian Captain to Win a Test Series in Australia.

Virat Kohli has also equalled Sourav Ganguly’s record. Kohli has now as many wins as former captain Ganguly, who had won 11 Test matches away from home. With the form that Indian team is now, Virat Kohli would be eyeing to that record in the upcoming Test match at Sydney. Stay tuned with us for all latest updates about India vs Australia 2018-19 Test Series.