Yuzvendra Chahal took to Twitter to publish a congratulatory message for Virat Kohli. © Instagram @yuzi_chahal23
Virat Kohli grew to become the second Indian captain after MS Dhoni to guide the Take a look at staff in 50 matches on the opening day of the second Take a look at in opposition to South Africa in Pune on Thursday. As Kohli surpassed Sourav Ganguly’s milestone of main India in 49 Assessments, Yuzvendra Chahal took to Twitter to publish a congratulatory message for the present India captain. Nevertheless, Chahal, who’s but to make his Take a look at debut, ended up trolling himself with a hilarious tweet. “Congrats bhaiya, only 50 more test matches than me,” Chahal tweeted.
Congrats bhaiya solely 50 extra check matches than me pic.twitter.com/jkmKY7vLxo
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) October 10, 2019
Earlier within the day, the Board of Management For Cricket in India (BCCI) congratulated Kohli on the achievement and tweeted, “It will be Match No. 50 as Test Captain for @imVkohli when he takes the field in the 2nd Test against South Africa. Congratulations Skip!”
It is going to be Match No. 50 as Take a look at Captain for @imVkohli when he takes the sphere within the 2nd Take a look at in opposition to South Africa. Congratulations Skip! #TeamIndia #INDvSA pic.twitter.com/Itfw2BiJgG
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 9, 2019
Underneath Kohli’s management since 2014, India have received 29 Assessments, making him essentially the most profitable captain within the longest format with a win share of 58.
Dhoni led India in 60 Assessments from 2008 to 2014 and managed to register 27 wins, whereas Ganguly led his staff to 21 wins between 2002 and 2005.
Kohli, who grew to become the primary Indian captain to win a Take a look at sequence in Australia, is now hoping to beat the report of 10 straight residence sequence wins.
India, who lead the three-Take a look at sequence in opposition to South Africa 1-Zero, want yet one more win to beat the report they share with Australia.
So far as the match is anxious, India are comfortably positioned at 273/three on the finish of day one.
Mayank Agarwal scored his second century of the sequence, whereas Kohli introduced up his 23rd Take a look at fifty to place India in a commanding place.