PUNE: India skipper Virat Kohli will achieve another feat on Thursday when he leads his side against South Africa in the second Test of the three-match rubber at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium.
It will be the 50th time when Kohli will captain the Indian team in the longest format of the game. Currently, the Indian run-machine is tied at the second spot with former skipper Sourav Ganguly (49 Tests) in the list of leading the national side.
It will be Match No. 50 as Test Captain for @imVkohli when he takes the field in the 2nd Test against South Africa.… https://t.co/A3BakEwWeV
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On Thursday, Kohli will become only the second Indian captain to the landmark of 50 Tests as captain, after MS Dhoni, who had led India 60 times in Tests between 2008 and 2014.
Can South Africa stop India from taking 2-0 lead?
India currently lead the series 1-0 after registering a comprehensive 203-run victory in the Vizag Test.
#TeamIndia all set for the 2nd Test against South Africa. #INDvSA #FreedomSeries https://t.co/GRzzHBhH8t
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