Virat Kohli is getting used to changing perceptions of himself, most strikingly, as well as of India’s Test team+ . Since he took over as full-time skipper post MS Dhoni’s retirement from Test cricket in December 2015, Kohli+ has overseen three draws, one loss and five wins. These have included series wins in Sri Lanka – India’s first in nearly 23 years – and at home to knock South Africa down the ICC rankings. For eight weeks, India were No 1 in Tests and now, at second, they are about to begin a four-match series in the West Indies that acts as an appetiser to the busiest home season in their history. more

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