10 Major Records Which Defined Virat Kohli's T20I Captaincy
Cricket Today|November 12, 2021
Kohli has amassed 3,227 runs in T20Is at a phenomenal average of 52.04. This is the best tally by a batter in T20Is. Notably, Kohli is the second-highest scorer in T20Is as a skipper. The 33-year-old went on to pile up 1,570 runs as a captain at a strike rate of 140.55...
Renin Wilben

Virat Kohli bid adieu as the Indian captain with the side ending its journey in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. India finished third in Group 2 of the Super 12 stage and couldn’t qualify for the semis. One dream of Kohli in helping Team India win an ICC event ended with a blip. However, since taking over from MS Dhoni as India’s white-ball leader, Kohli has given us several top moments. He formed a great relationship with head coach Ravi Shastri and took India to new heights in T20Is.

Kohli has definitely left a legacy as India’s T20I skipper and his achievements cannot be ignored. Kohli bowed out as India’s T20I skipper, leading them in a total of 50 matches. He had taken over the mantle from Dhoni in January 2017. Most importantly, he has finished as India’s second-most successful skipper after MSD. Here we present 10 major feats which defined Kohli’s legacy as India’s T20I skipper.

SECOND-HIGHEST NUMBER OF RUNS AS A CAPTAIN IN T20IS

Kohli has amassed 3,227 runs in T20Is at a phenomenal average of 52.04. This is the best tally by a batter in T20Is. Notably, Kohli is the second-highest scorer in T20Is as a skipper. The 33-year-old went on to pile up 1,570 runs as a captain at a strike rate of 140.55. His tally is only behind Australian captain Aaron Finch, who has racked up 1,719 runs in 54 matches.

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