The four-Test series between India and England will begin on 5 February. The first two matches of the series are to be played in Chennai. During this series, Virat Kohli will have a chance to break a big record of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in Test captaincy. Talking about the Test series on home ground, Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni are at par in a special case. Under the captaincy of both, India have won 9–9 Test series at home ground.
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India has won a total of 21 Test matches at home ground under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, while speaking of Virat Kohli, he is one win behind Dhoni. Under the captaincy of Virat, Team India has won a total of 20 Test matches at home. If India also wins two Test matches in this series, then Virat Kohli will become the most successful captain of Team India at home ground. Mohammad Azharuddin is at number three in this case, while Sourav Ganguly is at number four. Team India has won 13 Test matches at home ground under Azhar’s captaincy, while India has won 10 matches at home ground under Ganguly’s captaincy.
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Talking of a win in the series, Virat and Dhoni are on par in this case, if India wins this series under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, then Virat Kohli will become the most captain of the series winning Indian at home ground. Mohammed Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly are second in this case. Under these two captains, India has won 6-6 home series.