Stats Review: A look at record of Virat Kohli as captain in T20Is

Virat Kohli has 12 fifty-plus scores as captain in T20Is which is the most by any player.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 16 September 2021 9:53 pm

One of the most successful India skippers Virat Kohli has announced to step down as captain from T20Is. Kohli made his T20I debut in June, 2010 and he captained the side for the first time in January, 2017 when MS Dhoni officially stepped down from captaincy in all 3 formats. Kohli despite not being a successful captain for RCB, has had a very good record as captain when he led India in the T20I format. Let us have a look at Kohli's record as captain in T20Is.

29 - Virat Kohli as captain has won 29 out of 45 matches (2 No Result) in T20Is which is a success % of 67.44 (Excluding NR matches).

Most successful captain in T20Is (Min 20 matches played):

Asghar Afghan - 80.76%

Sarfaraz Ahmed - 78.37%

Assad Vala - 75%

Virat Kohli - 67.44%

Graeme Smith - 66.66%

0 - Virat Kohli has never lost T20I series as captain when minimum of 3 matches were played in a series. As a captain overall, he has won 12 series out of 17.

1 - Virat Kohli is the only Asian captain to win a T20I series in South Africa, England, Australia and New Zealand soil. No other captain has won T20I series in all SENA countries. (In 2018, India won a T20I series in  South Africa with both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma playing as captain).

12 - Virat Kohli has 12 fifty-plus scores as captain in T20Is which is the most by any player. Also, he was the first player to smash 1500 runs in T20Is as captain.

7 - Virat Kohli has won 7 T20I matches as captain against England which is most for a player against the team.

Most T20I wins as captain against any opposition team:

Asghar Afghan - 12 vs Ireland

Asghar Afghan - 10 vs Zimbabwe

MS Dhoni - 9 vs Australia

Sarfaraz Ahmed - 9 vs West Indies

MS Dhoni - 7 vs Pakistan

Eoin Morgan - 7 vs South Africa

Virat Kohli - 7 vs England

Match 9

Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea

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Match 10

Oman vs Scotland

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Match 9

Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea

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