Captain Kohli The ‘Most Over-Worked Cricketer’ In The World, Watch Statistics

Indian Cricket Captain who leads the country in all the three formats of the game viz, Tests, ODI and T20I is the most overworked cricketer in the world, according to the Cricbuzz statistics.

Virat has often talked about his work-load and pressure. Yet, India’s premier batsman Kohli, is the country’s leading run getter across formats and continues to be the spine of the team.

He has been on the field for 138 days as a captain since January 2017, more than a month from second ranked Steve Smith. As an Indian cricketer too Virat leads the rest with Hardik Pandya having been on the field for 120 days,

Also, as a batsman he has spent the most time batting in the middle. He has spent 5662 minutes (94.3 hours). Kohli, as a captain too has spent the most, 4709 overs, on the field.

Match days as a captain since January 2017 : 

1. Virat Kohli – 138 days 

2. Kane Williamson – 103 days 

3. Steve Smith – 101 days 

4. Faf du Plesis – 100 days

Match Days As Indian Players Since January 2017 : 

1. Virat Kohli – 138 days

2. Hardik Pandya – 120 days 

3. Shikhar Dhawan – 110 days 

4. Ajinkya Rahane – 110 days 

Time Spent Batting Across Formats Since January 2017 : 

1. Virat Kohli – 5662 minutes 

2. Steve Smith – 5226 minutes 

3. Cheteshwar Pujara – 4161 minutes 

4.  Joe Root –  4021 minutes 

Overs Spent On The Field As A Captain Since January 2017 : 

1. Virat Kohli – 4709 overs

2. Steve Smith – 3636 overs 

3. Kane Williamson – 3059 overs 

4. Faf du Plesis – 2965 overs  

Apart from all this time playing, he spends hours on training and as a result he is facing the burn-out. Recently, he missed the historic test match at Bengaluru against Afghanistan, also he missed out his county stint for Surrey due his back trouble. BCCI must take care of India’s captain as he is on the verge of achieving and breaking many milestones.