The Indian skipper Virat Kohli will play for Surrey in the England county cricket. He will play under the leadership of Rory Burns. Virat Kohli played for India under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni and in league cricket he played under Anil Kumble, Kevin Petersen, and Daniel Vettori
Rory Burns is a prominent cricketer for Surrey and scored 1000 runs every time for Surrey from 2014-2017. He played 96 first-class games and made 6,548 runs at an average of 48.83 with 12 centuries and 35 fifties. He will lead the Surrey cricket team for 3 list-A and 3 first-class games going to be played by Virat Kohli.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore team led by Virat Kohli could not make their way to playoffs due to the defeat in their last league match against Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018. They finished their saga of IPL 2018 with the sixth position in the points table. There were a lot of trolls about Virat Kohli after their flop show in the IPL 2018. RCB did a very poor start in this IPL, seemed to bounce back and gave a good competition but could not make the cause.
Coming to his decision to play for England counties instead of captaining the first ever test match against Afganistan, this skipper got a mixed response. The BCCI backed his decision to play in the England as a warm-up session to acquaint to the conditions of England before the World cup 2018. He was mocked by some critiques about his decision on the other side as every team has its own importance when it comes to the game and skipping this test is not fair on his part. However, Ajinkya Rahane will lead the team for the maiden test-match against Afganistan.
Next to that, India will play a 5 Test-match series against England in the upcoming tour. Kohli will lead the team. He has a very poor record in the previous series against England with just 134 runs in 10 Innings with an average of 13.40, his only tour ever in England, in 2014.