Kohli was appointed the vice-captain of the ODI team in 2012 and handed over the Test captaincy following Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Test retirement in 2014. In early 2017, he became the limited-overs captain as well after Dhoni stepped down from the position. In ODIs, Kohli has the second highest number of centuries and the highest number of centuries in run-chases in the world.
DID YOU KNOW…
- Fastest Indian to reach 1,000 runs in ODIs.
- Fastest Indian and third fastest in the world to reach 5,000 runs in ODIs.
- Fastest Indian and second fastest in the world to reach 6,000 runs in ODIs.