Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Virat Kohli - 5th Youngest ODI Captain for India

After MS Dhoni's injury in the match against West Indies in the Tri Series, Virat Kohli was appointed to captain India in the remaining matches of the Series. He is the 22nd player to captain India in ODIs. At age of 24 years and 239 days, Kohli is the 5th youngest to captain India in ODIs.




List of Youngest ODI Captains for India


Age
Captain
Against
Venue
Date
23 Years 126 Days
Sachin Tendulkar
Sri Lanka
Colombo
28 Aug 1996
23 Years 182 Days
Suresh Raina
Zimbabwe
Bulawayo
28 May 2010
23 Years 249 Days
Kapil Dev
Sri Lanka
Amritsar
12 Sep 1982
24 Years 178 Days
Virender Sehwag
Bangladesh
Dhaka
16 Apr 2003
24 Years 239 Days
Virat Kohli
Sri Lanka
Kingston
02 Jul 2013