Virat Kohli recently led India to another limited-overs series win after being 1-0 down. India defeated Australia 2-1 after they lost the first match at Mumbai.
There have been a few instances when Kohli and stand-in captain Rohit Sharma have been able to achieve this feat. Cricwizz takes a look at a few instances when India, under Virat Kohli and Rohit, have won a 3-match limited-overs series after being 1-0 down.
India beat WI 2-1 in 2019
India lost the first ODI against West Indies but came back strongly to beat the opponents in the second ODI at Vizag. India piled up 387/5 and dismissed Windies for 280 runs to win by 107 runs. In the third ODI at Cuttack, India defeated West Indies by 4 wickets to seal the series 2-1. India chased down 316 with 6 wickets to spare.
India beat Sri Lanka 2-1 in 2018
In the first ODI, India were bowled out for 112 on a pace-friendly wicket as Virat Kohli was rested for the series. But Indian bounced back to thrash Sri Lanka in the second ODI at Mohali by 141 runs as stand-in captain Rohit Sharma cracked a double ton (208*), the third of his career. In the third ODI, India won comfortably by 8 wickets.
India beat Bangladesh in T20Is 2-1 in 2019
In the first T20I at Delhi, Mushfiqur Rahim guided Bangladesh to their maiden T20I win over India as Rohit and his men were found wanting in all departments. But India came strongly in the next two T20Is. In the second T20I, India chased down 154 with ease with Rohit leading from the front. In the third T20I, Deepak Chahar took a hat-trick and 6/7 to win India the series.
India beat England in 2016/17 T20I series 2-1
In the first T20I at Kanpur, England had it easy against India, chasing down 148 with 7 wickets to spare. India then fought tooth and nail to eke out a 5-run win over England in the second T20I at Nagpur. In the decider at Bengaluru, India posted a huge total of 202/6 before YS Chahal took 6/25 to bowl out England for 127 and help India win by 75 runs and take the series 2-1.