The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be presenting Virat Kohli and Team India, Test championship mace at the conclusion of Twenty20 series against South Africa. The final T20 game will be played at Newlands, Cape Town on Saturday evening. This will also be India s last match on their tour of South Africa. ICC Hall of Famers’ Sunil Gavaskar and Shaun Pollock will be presenting the mace to Kohli on behalf of cricket s leading authority. India lost the three-match series 2-1.

India will also receive price money of one million USD. India s stay at the top of the Test Rankings is assured till April 3. “On behalf of the ICC, Cricket Hall of Famers Sunil Gavaskar of India and Graeme Pollock of South Africa will make the presentation immediately after the awards ceremony for the T20I series”, the ICC announced in their statement.

Kohli is already the 10th international captain to hold the Test mace since its inception in 2002. India are currently on 121 points in the ICC Test Team Rankings. South Africa are only 6 points behind on 115. Australia (104), New Zealand (100) and England (99) complete the top five currently.