After capturing the ODI and T20 series against the West Indies, the Indian team will now be eyeing the 2-match Test series. The first match of this Test series will be held from August 22 at 7:00 pm, hosting the North Sound Stadium in Antigua. While the second Test match will be played at Kingston, Jamaica from August 30 at 8:00 pm.
Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, if the Indian team succeeds in defeating the West Indies in both the Test matches, then Kohli will surpass the legendary player Mahendra Singh Dhoni to set a big record for himself.
Virat Kohli on his way to becoming No.1 Test captain
The Indian team has won the most Test matches under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni has captained 60 Test matches for India. Out of which India has been successful in winning 27 Test matches. While suffered defeat in 18 matches. Also 15 Tests ended on a draw.
Overall, the Indian team has won 45 percent of the matches under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. While 30 percent of the matches have been lost. At the same time, the percentage of drawn Test matches was 25.
In the list of successful captains, Virat Kohli sits just below Mahendra Singh Dhoni. India has played 46 Tests under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. Out of 46, India had to face victory in 26 matches and defeat in 10 matches. While 10 matches were drawn. In this sense, if Virat Kohli sweeps the West Indies 2–0 in the upcoming Test series. He would then beat Dhoni with 28 wins to become India's No.1 Test captain.