India vs South Africa: Captain Virat Kohli Beats Allan Border In A Unique Record
Virat Kohli’s breaks new record as Indian cricket team’s captain, As player another great achievement. Kohli achieved second position as a best scorer in the list of captains in a foreign tour. South African former captain Graeme Smith is on the top.
The Kohli team tour ended on safari series recently. India lost a series of three Tests and then took the ODI and T20 series. Kohli rested only for the last T20 against South Africa-India due to back pain. All other matches played. Kohli scored 14 innings in three formats, 871. It has four centuries and two half centuries. Kohli has crossed the record of all-Australian cricketer Allan Border. Border has scored 785 runs in 14 innings, heading for the Australians who went to England in 1985.
South Africa’s former skipper Graeme Smith has scored 937 runs in 16 innings in the 2003 tour of England. He continues to be the highest run-scorer in foreign tours. Kohli (14 innings, 871 runs), Border (14 innings, 785 runs), Alastair Cook (13 innings, 769 runs).
Graeme Smith vs England – 16 innings – 937 Runs
Virat Kohli vs South Africa – 14 innings – 871 runs
Allan Border vs England – 14 innings – 785 runs
Alastair Cook vs India – 13 innings – 769 runs