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India vs England: 3000 Runs as Captain @ 83 - Virat Kohli Ticks Off Another Milestone

Virat Kohli is the lynchpin of the Indian batting line-up, and the statistics prove it. Captaincy has only helped take Kohli’s game to another level ever since he took over as ODI captain from MS Dhoni. During the third and final ODI against England in Leeds, Kohli brought up 3000 in 50-over format as India skipper. He is the fourth Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly and Dhoni to achieve the feat.

Cricketnext Staff |July 17, 2018, 7:50 PM IST
India vs England: 3000 Runs as Captain @ 83 - Virat Kohli Ticks Off Another Milestone

Virat Kohli is the lynchpin of the Indian batting line-up and the statistics prove it. Captaincy has only helped take Kohli’s game to another level ever since he took over as ODI captain from MS Dhoni. During his innings of 71 in the third and final ODI against England in Leeds, Kohli brought up 3000 runs in 50-over format as India skipper. He is the fourth Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly and Dhoni to achieve the feat.

What is noteworthy is that he enjoys an impressive average of 83.41 in the matches as India skipper, which is way higher than his counterparts. Next on the list is Dhoni, who led the team in 199 matches and scored 6633 runs at an average of 53.92.

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 4366 104
5 Australia 3270 99
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7748 277
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4720 262
4 India 8620 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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