Top 3 captains who got out for zero most times in the history of Test cricket, Kohli also in the list
Many great players like Don Bradman, Sourav Ganguly, Ricky Ponting, Stephen Fleming, Graeme Smith have set a big standard in the Test format with their superb captaincy. He has left a different mark with his performance. Today we will look at those three captains whose names are recorded for the most number of dismissals in Test cricket for zero-
1- Stephen Fleming- If anyone goes to the credit of driving New Zealand cricket, it is Stephen Fleming, one of the most successful captains of the New Zealand cricket team so far. Stephen Fleming played as an opener for the New Zealand team. During his Test career, Fleming scored 7172 runs in 111 matches. His highest score in his career was 274. He scored 9 centuries and 46 half-centuries. During this, Stephen Fleming returned to the pavilion 13 times without opening an account. He holds the record for the most number of dismissals as a captain without opening an account.
2.Virat Kohli- Popularly known as the run machine of the Indian team and currently the captain of the Indian Test and ODI team, Virat Kohli has a batting average of above 50 in all three formats. Although Virat Kohli's form has not been very good for some time, Virat Kohli has not been able to score a single international century in the last two years. Virat Kohli has returned to the pavilion 10 times as captain in Test cricket without opening an account. Virat Kohli is second in the list for the most number of dismissals as captain.
3. Graeme Smith- Graeme Smith, former South African captain and left-handed batsman, has played 117 matches in his Test career, scoring 9265 runs in 205 innings. His highest score in his career is 277. During this, Graeme Smith scored 27 centuries and 38 half-centuries. Graeme Smith's average in Test cricket was 43.76. There is also a record of returning to the pavilion without opening an account 10 times in Test cricket in the name of Graeme Smith as captain. Graeme Smith comes at number three in the captain who gets dismissed for the most times.