Indian captain Virat Kohli equals the record of most wins (39) as a captain with Clive Lloyd and Ricky Ponting after 50 ODI matches.
In his 50th match, India crushed England by 8 wickets at Trent Bridge on Thursday, July 12. He himself scored 75 runs off 82 balls. However, his innings was overshadowed by Rohit Sharma's classical 137* off 114 balls in the run chase.
Before India chased down the target, it was Kuldeep Yadav who's career best figures of 6 for 25 restrict England to 268. India didn't face any difficulty to win the game with 59 balls to spare.
In short time, Virat Kohli has already become one of the best captains in the 50-over format. He left behind some of the greatest captains of all time.
Overall Virat has captained India in 102 matches (50 ODIs, 35 Tests, and 17 T20Is) in which India has won 71 matches (39 ODIs, 21 Tests, and 11 T20Is).
MOST WINS AFTER 50 ODIS AS A CAPTAIN (TOP 5) :
39 - C Lloyd (WI)/R Ponting (AUS)/ Virat Kohli (IND)
37 - H Cronje (SA)
36 - V Richards (WI)
34 - S Pollock (SA)
33 - Wasim Akram/Waqar Younis (PAK)
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