Before being the full time Indian ODI captain from 2017 January series vs England at home where Dhoni decided to play just as batsman/wicketkeeper, Kohli’s Journey as Indian ODI team captain started in 2013 at West Indies. Since then, he has captained India in 17 ODIs when Dhoni has not played. India won 14 of […]
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Check the match summary of all the ODIs India played under Virat Kohli. View the scores, results, awards, batting and bowling performances during those matches.
As an ODI captain, Virat Kohli has played against 7 teams in 5 series and scored 1025 runs with 5 100s and won a Player of the Series award as well as 4 Player of the Match awards. He has played 17 ODIs as temporary captain. After becoming full time captain, England in 2017 January […]
As a batsman Virat Kohli has played 154 innings in 159 ODIs scoring 6728 runs with 183* being the highest. His tally as batsman includes 22 ODI centuries, 36 half-centuries, 64 sixes and 620 4s. As a captain, he created the record of reaching quickest 1000 ODI runs in just 17 innings, an innings quicker […]
After 2 years of his retirement from test matches in December 2014, World’s biggest Captain in terms of numbers as captain, MS Dhoni has decided to give up captaincy in shorter international formats too. Although to the relief of his fans, the most successful Indian captain and the last-ball sixer man will continue to play […]
Aussies have always known him as Captain Dhoni, except the first three of the 39 matches that Dhoni has played against them. Out of 39, he has played 14 matches against Aussies in Australia. Dhoni’s batting average in ODI is below 50 only against England, South Africa and Australia. But, as an ODI captain, he […]
Dhoni played Aussies for the first time in the DLF Cup at Kuala Lumpur under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, and experienced the Aussie aggression. That match produced no result, but for Indians it was no less than a win as after bowling out Aussies for 244 runs, Dravid led Indian team were 35/5 in […]
With his 23rd ODI century, Virat Kohli has now become the 5th highest ODI centurion behind Tendulkar (49), Ponting (30), Jayasuriya (28), and Sangakkara (25). His centuries have come in record 157 innings from 165 ODI matches. Interestingly, India has lost only twice when Kohli has scored an ODI century. South Africa is the 9th […]
Anil Kumble became the 4th Indian to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, joining the big league of 75 Cricketers who have been already inducted into ICC Hall of Fame. Since 2009, great players from 7 countries have been inducted into the hall of fame.
Mithali Raj is one of the 6 sports persons to receive Padma awards in 2015. She received the Padma Shri award. She was pipped against Virat Kohli. When BCCI does not let the Women’s Cricket team even play regularly, the award certainly took all by surprise.