Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara congratulated Virat Kohli on Sunday for an outstanding spell as Team India’s test captain. Kohli stepped down as India’s test captain on Saturday after seven years in charge. “Congratulations @imVkohli, on a captaincy you can really be proud of! You’ve pushed Indian cricket to greater heights and I’m sure you can contribute much more. I wish you all the best!” tweeted Pujara.
congratulations @imVkohli, on a captain’s armband you can be truly proud of!
You have propelled Indian cricket to greater heights and you certainly have a lot more to contribute. I wish you the best! pic.twitter.com/YeO2NLrFSF
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) January 16, 2022
On the other hand, India pacer Umesh Yadav also wrote: “You led the team to reach unprecedented heights, the No. 1 test team for so many years and made them a dominant force to be reckoned with. I know you will see you in your next chapter keep contributing in the same way and reap more success for the country. All the best Skip. It was a pleasure.”
You led the team to reach unprecedented heights, the number 1 test team for so many years and made them a dominant force to be reckoned with. I know that in your next chapter you will continue to contribute in the same way and bring more success to the country . All the best Skip. been a pleasure pic.twitter.com/7HmXWOb0ja
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) January 16, 2022
Kohli is the most successful test captain India has ever produced. After taking the reins from MS Dhoni, he led India in 68 test matches and took 40 wins with a win rate of 58.82.
As Test captain, he recorded his first series win against Sri Lanka in 2015, a win that India took after 22 years on the Emerald Island.
Under his leadership, Team India also made history when they recorded their first Test series win in Australia in 2018, won series in the West Indies, reached the No. 1 spot in the Test rankings and later the first ICC in the following years. marched into the world. Test Championship Final in 2021.
Kohli also holds the impeccable record of winning 24 of the 31 Tests played at home as captain, having lost just two Tests.
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