India’s 5 Best Test Series Wins In The Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri Era. India’s last match in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 against Namibia on Monday was special in many ways. It was the last time when Virat Kohli led the Indian Cricket Team in T20 internationals. Add to that, it was also marked the end of Ravi Shastri’s tenure as India’s head coach.
The Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri era has had many highs and lows during the memorable 7-year partnership. There is no denying that the partnership transformed Indian Cricket for good.
Ravi Shastri-Virat Kohli combination at the helm of affairs enjoyed massive success in Test Cricket. They might have failed to win an ICC Trophy but reached great heights when it comes to the longest format of the game.
On that note, here’s a look at India’s 5 best Test Series wins in the Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri Era.
India’s 5 Best Test Series Wins In The Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri Era
Border-Gavaskar Series win (2018-19)
Under the Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri reign, India wrote history after becoming the first subcontinent team to win a Test series against Australia in their own backyard. India stunned Australia after winning the very first Test by 31 runs to take the early lead in the series.
Australia, however, exhibited a brilliant performance to level the series 1-1. A strong Indian unit then went on to win the next game by a big margin of 137 runs. The fourth Test resulted in a draw and thus India won the series by a 2-1 margin.
Cheteshwar Pujara was the standout batsman for the side and was also the Player of the Series. He scored 521 runs in 4 matches at an average of 74.43. Jasprit Bumrah finished as the highest wicket-taker in the series, picking 21 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 17.