IND v. ENG Virat Koli became the 3rd captain to lead India in 200 international matches

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They grow kohli became the third captain to lead India in 200 international matches.

Koli, who captained India in all formats of the game in January 2017, leads India for the 200th time on Sunday in the third ODI against England. Thus he joins his predecessor MS Dhoni and Mohammad Azjarudin as the only players to have led India in 200 international matches.

While Azharuddin led India in 221 games, Dhoni led India in 332 games. Donnie retired from test cricket in December 2014, after which Collie became the captain of India in the longest format of the game.

Donnie then resigned from the limited captaincy in October 2017, thus handing over the reins to Collie in all formats, before eventually from international cricket in August 2020.

Ajarudin, meanwhile, succeeded Krishnamachari Shrikant from 1989 to 1999.



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