Virat Kohli becomes fastest captain of the world

Virat Kohli best captain

The last match of the India-Sri Lanka T-20 series was played on Pune. Indian captain Virat Kohli created history in this match. The run machine Virat has overtaken all the captains of the world. Virat Kohli became the first captain in the world to score the fastest 11 thousand runs in international cricket as he scored one run in Pune match against Sri Lanka.                                                                                                                                                                                          Virat became the sixth captain of the world as captain and second captain of India after MS Dhoni. Prior to Virat, Ricky Ponting, Graeme Smith, Stephen Fleming, MS Dhoni and Alan Border have achieved this milestone.

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting had scored 15,440 runs in 324 matches. Smith (14,878 in 286 matches), Fleming (11,561 in 303 matches), Dhoni (11,207 in 332 matches) and Alan Border scored 11,062 in 271 matches. While Virat completed his 11 thousand runs in the 196th innings of his international cricket career. He has scored a total of 41 centuries as captain in these innings. Earlier, this record was belonged to Australian captain Ponting. He did this in 253 innings.

Ajay Kashyap
A writer and cricket lover

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