As the test of Pink Ball, India’s third and second teams at home approaches, the skipper expects an elusive feat They grow kohli when the hosts take over England at the Mottera Stadium in Ahmedabad, starting on 24 February.
After catching up with India’s impressive victory in Chennai last week, Collie is now on the verge of surpassing former Indian cricket. MS Dhoni to become the most successful test skipper in India at home. At the moment, the two are tied at the top with 21 wins, although for Collie he succeeded in 28 appearances as a test captain at home with a staggering profit-loss ratio of 10.5, while Donnie’s 21 wins came in 30 such appearances.
Winning the Pink Ball test will also help him catch up with Steve Woo’s 22 home wins, the third highest of any captain in the test after Graham Smith’s 30 53 games and 29 of 39 Ricky Ponting ‘s match.
Earlier, Collie surpassed Donnie to become India’s most successful skipper away from home after India’s clean sheet against West India 2-0 in 2019. Therefore, Collie has the most victories of any Indian captain in the test format. with 34 wins in 58 games with a win-loss ratio of 2,428.
Overall, he is fifth with a pick of 34 wins after Smith (53 wins in 109 games), Ponting (48 wins in 77 games), Woo (41 wins in 57 games) and Clive Lyod (36 wins in 74 tests).
The victory, more than Kohli’s feat, will help India take a step closer to qualifying for the World Cup final, where New Zealand awaits the Lord’s clash. India must win the next two, or at least secure one victory and a draw in the other, in order to deny England or Australia any opportunity to slip through.