In India's first day-night test match, Virat Kohli will captain Team India and ready to achieve another milestone as a captain. During this historic Test match, Virat Kohli has reached very close to another amazing record. Virat Kohli is just 32 runs behind his 5000 runs as Test captain. After scoring 32 runs, he will complete his 5000 runs as a Test captain and will become the first captain of India to achieve such a milestone, as well as become the first captain of Asia.
Talking about World cricket, Virat Kohli will be the sixth player in the world to complete 5000 runs as a Test captain. Prior to Virat, these achievements have been achieved by Test captain Captain Alan Border of Australia, Ricky Ponting, Clive Lloyd of West Indies, Graeme Smith of South Africa and Stephen Fleming of New Zealand. Virat Kohli has played a total of 52 Test matches in his career so far, in which he has scored 4968 runs. Now he is just 32 runs away from completing his five thousand runs.
Graeme Smith – 109 matches – 8659 runs
Allen Border- 93 matches- 6623 runs
Ricky Ponting – 77 matches – 6542 runs
Clive Lloyd – 74 matches – 5233 runs
Stephen Fleming – 80 matches – 5156 runs
By the way, Virat Kohli could not scored a run in Indore test, but it is not necessary that he failed in Kolkata test. This year has been very good for him in terms of runs so far and he scored runs in every format of cricket. Virat also had a good performance in the Test series against South Africa where he also scored a double century. In the Kolkata Test, fans will be waiting for a good innings with Virat's bat, while another record as captain is awaiting him.