The Leadership Of Virat Kohli In ODIs: A Remarkable Era
The BCCI said that Rohit Sharma would be India’s permanent ODI and T20I captain on Wednesday, December 8. Because of this change, Virat Kohli’s time as captain of the Indian cricket team for limited-overs matches has come to an end. In 95 One-Day Internationals, he led the team to 65 wins, and in 78 games as the regular captain, he led the team to 51 wins.
According to cricket samachar, in 2017, he took over from MS Dhoni as the permanent captain of the one-day international team. In the One-Day International competition, he led his team to victory in both the final of the 2017 Champions Trophy and the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup.
India chased 351 in Pune against England in 2017
Kohli led his team in permanent one-day internationals for the first time on January 15, 2017. Even though England played very well at the MCA Stadium in Pune, they couldn’t keep up with England’s level. They got 350 runs in a 50-over game thanks to big contributions from Joe Root (78), Jason Roy (73), and Ben Stokes (62).
After starting their innings, India quickly lost many wickets. With 63 runs and four wickets left, they were in a dangerous situation. The English thought they would win easily, but Kohli and Kedar Jadhav had other plans. The Indian team was led by its captain, who also helped the team win by scoring 122 runs on 105 balls. Jadhav’s batting was also great, as shown by the fact that he scored 120 runs on only 76 attempts.
This chase is thought to be one of India’s best. It took place in Virat Kohli’s first game as India’s permanent ODI captain. The captain of the team hit five sixes. The first one came on the fourth ball he faced. This is just one of the many times Captain Kohli has played well, but this one was picked out because it was so good.
India registered a 5-0 clean sweep against Sri Lanka on their home soil
In 2017, India hosted Sri Lanka for a total of eight matches, three of which were Tests, five of which were One-Day Internationals, and one of which was a Twenty20 International. India won the first One-Day International on August 20, 2017, by bowling out the hosts for 216 runs in their first turn. India reached their goal in 28.3 overs. Shikhar Dhawan won the Most Valuable Player award because he hit every ball perfectly and scored 132 runs while facing 90 balls.
Sri Lanka again batted first in the second one-day international and made a good score of 236. India kept batting, but Akila Dhananjaya was the best player in the game, and in the end, he caused India to lose seven wickets. On the other hand, MS Dhoni helped India and, along with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, scored 100 runs to help India win.
Sri Lanka couldn’t do anything about Jasprit Bumrah taking his first five wickets in an ODI, so the team was bowled out with a score of 217. India was able to reach the goal in 45.1 overs, thanks in large part to Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten score of 124.
India defeated South Africa 5-1 in the 6 match ODI series in 2018
South Africa won the toss and chose to bat first in the first one-day international match of the series. So, they were able to score 269 runs, which is a good number. Virat Kohli’s 112 runs helped India easily reach that goal, and they won the game by six wickets in just 45.3 overs.
In the second one-day international (ODI), India won the toss and chose to field first. However, the home team was bowled out for 118 runs after looking confused in front of Yuzvendra Chahal. Chahal took out five batsmen, and India quickly brought the score down to 20.3.
South Africa won the coin toss in the third one-day international and chose to bowl first. In response, India scored 303 runs in the 50 overs they were given, with Virat Kohli getting to 160* for the second time. South Africa was bowled out for 179 runs after Kuldeep Yadav took four wickets. This meant that India won by an inning and 124 runs. This win over South Africa in South Africa is the most runs India has ever won against South Africa.
In the second match, India batted first and made a good score of 289, with 109 of those runs coming from Shikhar Dhawan. India won because of how well Shikhar Dhawan played. Because it was raining, the game had to be stopped. South Africa was given a new goal of 202 runs in 28 overs, which they easily reached in 25.3 overs, with 15 balls left over, thanks to some great batting by the home team.
India defeated Australia in 2019 three-match ODI series after losing first match
India played a total of four Test matches, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs), and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) in Australia during the 2018–19 season. After losing the first one-day international, India knew they had to win the next two games to keep the series going. They did just that. So, with a 2-1 win, Kohli was the first and only Indian captain to win a one-day international series in Australia.
Australia won the coin toss and chose to bat first in the first one-day international match. Altogether, they got 288 runs. In their response, India got 254 runs in 50 overs, but they still lost by 34 runs even though Rohit Sharma got a century.
India defeated Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2019
On July 22, 2019, India and Pakistan were set to play each other for the seventh time at the World Cup. every other match between India and Pakistan, this one was intense and lived up to the hype. Also, everyone in India thought it would be the eighth time in a row that India would win. A lot of good cricket was played, but almost all of it came from just one team.
Rohit Sharma (140 runs), Virat Kohli (77 runs as captain), KL Rahul (57 runs as vice-captain), and Hardik Pandya all helped Kohli’s team get a good score of 336 runs when they were given the first innings (57 runs in a cameo).