A cricket match is like a festival in India. Every child has played street cricket and dreams to play for the country one day with or under their idols. Virat Kohli has become one such player to which the audience looks up too. AB De Villiers and Virat's chemistry on the ground during IPL has always been favourite of the spectators. Thousands of people gather in the stadium to cheer for the team. Apart from stadiums, the sport enjoys viewership of millions through digital platforms.
Virat Kholi has become the trending sports personality in the country with his charming looks and excellent play with bat and also as a captain of Indian cricket team.
Virat recently topped the ODI Top 10 Batsmen list with whopping 911 points. Joe Root followed him at number two spot after England vs India 3rd ODI match.
Recently, Virat Kohli surpassed AB de Villiers to become the fastest batsman to score 3000 ODI runs as skipper. Kohli achieved the feat during his 71-run knock against England in Leeds in just 49 innings while De Villiers achieved the feat in 60 innings.
The other names that are included in this list are MS Dhoni (70 innings), Sourav Ganguly (74 innings), Graeme Smith and Misbah-ul-Haq (83 innings) and Sanath Jayasuriya and Ricky Ponting (84 innings).
India eventually lost the match and the series to England after Test skipper Joe Root's unbeaten 100 and captain Eoin Morgan’s 88* guided them home by 8 wickets while chasing 257. This was the first time when India lost an ODI bilateral series against Virat Kohli's captaincy.
India will now face England in five-match Test series scheduled to begin from August 1, 2018. Selectors named an 18-man squad on Wednesday where Rishabh Pant got maiden Test call-up. The fans are excited to see India's performance in the Test.