Captain leads TeamIndia in the recently concluded Melbourne Test on Australian soil Ajinkya Rahane
.. is a step away from a rare record. Regular captain Virat Kohli returned to India on paternity leave after the end of the first Test. In all, Rahane has captained Team India in three Tests so far. India have won all three. Sydney will host the third Test against Australia starting on Thursday .. What if India wins this match ..? Rahane holds the record of being the second captain to lead India to victory in the first four Tests.
Mahendra Singh Singh Dhoni won the first four Tests as captain at that time. No Indian captain has ever held that record before. Rahane with his latest hat-trick of victories .. What if he makes the Indian team laugh in the Sydney Test too ..? Dhoni will stand proudly opposite.
Ajinkya Rahane captained the team for the first time in a Test match against Australia in 2017. He then captained the team in a Test match against Afghanistan in 2018. Ajinkya, who led Team India in the recent Test match against Australia in Melbourne recently, is also set to captain the team in Sydney.
Two matches have already been played in the four-Test series. India and Australia have won another Test. With that, both the teams are vying to win the third Test and take the lead.