Indian captain Virat Kohli is set to set another new record in international cricket. He now has a chance to break a record set by former Australia captain Ricky Ponting. If virat can score a century in the fourth Test of the series against England, it will be his 42nd century as captain.
Ponting’s captaincy century number is 41. Virat is now in the same place with him. The Indian’n captain needs another century to set a new record. Virat has scored 28 centuries in Tests so far. However, he has not scored a century in Tests for some time. He scored his last century in a day-night Test match against Bangladesh in Eden garden in November 2019.
Since then he has hundreds of elusive. He has scored half-centuries in the current series against England, but has not scored three digit runs. Indian cricket fans are hoping that Virat will win the match and series by scoring a century in the last Test of the series in Ahmedabad.
Despite losing the first Test of the current series, India are now 2-1 up after winning the next two Tests. India will face New Zealand in the final of the World Test Championship if they can at least draw the fourth Test. Virat has broken the record of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni by winning 22 Test matches on home ground as captain. Under his captaincy, the Indian team has won the most Test matches at home.
Along with this, he is also on the way to build a personal example. The Indian captain is in the title off the field as well as on the field. His popularity on social media is growing by leaps and bounds. The number of his followers on Instagram has crossed 100 million. He became the first cricketer in the world to do so.