The Indian workforce is getting ready for the upcoming Take a look at collection towards England, which is able to mark the return of worldwide cricket to India after greater than a year-long hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The facet is excessive on spirits after getting back from a 2-1 Take a look at collection triumph in Australia, the place a injury-hit Indian workforce defied all odds to beat the hosts.
Virat Kohli, who returned to India after the primary of four-Take a look at collection towards Australia, has rejoined the facet for the England Checks as captain. And he has an opportunity to overhaul former Indian captain MS Dhoni within the upcoming collection.
Underneath Kohli’s captaincy, India have gained 20 Take a look at matches up to now in India, whereas Dhoni holds the document for many wins as captain on Indian soil (21). With two extra victories, Kohli will grow to be probably the most profitable Indian captain at house.
This is an inventory of Indian captains with most wins in India (descending order):
- MS Dhoni – 21 wins
- Virat Kohli – 20 wins
- Mohammed Azharuddin – 13 wins
- Sourav Ganguly – 10 wins
Virat Kohli is already stage with MS Dhoni by way of most Take a look at collection wins in India.
The Take a look at collection between India and England begins on February 5 in Chennai. The Tamil Nadu capital will host the primary two Checks of the collection, whereas the renovated Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will play host to the remaining two matches.
The third Take a look at of the collection shall be a Day/Night time match. The four-Take a look at collection shall be adopted by a five-match T20I and three-match ODI collection.