India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli Breaks MS Dhoni's Record After India's Emphatic Win In Indore

Updated: 16 November 2019 16:43 IST

Virat Kohli went past MS Dhoni to become the only captain with 10 innings wins under his name for the country.

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli Breaks MS Dhoni
India defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs in the first Test. © AFP

Virat Kohli led India to an emphatic win over Bangladesh in the first Test in Indore on Saturday. This was India's sixth consecutive win in the longest format of the game. The hosts wrapped up the game inside three days, handing Bangladesh a huge defeat by an innings and 130 runs on Day 3. With the win, India registered their 10th victory by an innings under the leadership of Virat Kohli. It took Virat Kohli went past MS Dhoni to become the Indian captain with most innings wins under his name. Previously, former India captain, Dhoni had led the country to nine victories by an innings.

Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly are third and fourth in the list with eight and seven innings wins under their names respectively.

Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev and Polly Umrigar have all won two matches by an innings while leading India in the longest format of the game.

In the Indore Test, Bangladesh were bowled out for 150 on the first day after opting to bat.

India then batted throughout the second day as Mayank Agarwal notched his second double century in Test cricket.

Virat Kohli declared India's first innings at 493 for six, their overnight score on Day 2.

Bangladesh showed some resistance on the third day but were eventually bowled out for 213 in their second innings.

For India, Mohammed Shami was the star with the ball as he finished with match figures of seven for 58.

After the win, India have now extended their lead at the top of the World Test Championship.

India have six wins in six matches in the Test Championship so far and top the standings with 300 points.

Highlights
  • India defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs in Indore
  • This was India's 10th innings wins under the leadership of Virat Kohli
  • MS Dhoni had led the country to nine victories by an innings
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