Kohli surpassed Dhoni to become India’s most successful Test skipper

Virat Kohli has surpassed Mahendra Singh Dhoni to become India’s most successful Test skipper. It came after the Indian team recorded its 28th win under Kohli’s leadership in the second and final test against the West Indies at Kingston. 

The 28 wins have come from 48 matches for Kohli as captain. His predecessor Dhoni led India to 27 wins from 60 Test matches during his tenure. Sourav Ganguly with 21 wins and Mohammad Azharuddin with 14 wins are third and fourth in the list of successful Indian Test skippers.

Overall, former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith remains the most successful skipper in the world with 53 Test wins, followed by ex-Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who recorded 48 Test wins in his captaincy tenure. 

The Hindu

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