- Virat Kohli will continue as captain
- BCCI says captaincy will not be vacant after T20 World Cup
- The BCCI treasurer said no discussions had taken place.
“This is all nonsense. Nothing like this is happening. It is just a speculation made by you in the media. There has been no discussion in the BCCI about this. Kohli will continue to be the captain in all three formats,” said Arun Dhumal. IANS.
Kohli’s captaincy has reportedly been criticized after India lost to New Zealand in the World Test final. India fell with two spinners in a field that was more supportive for pacemakers. There was criticism that Kohli had made big mistakes in team selection.
India has not won an ICC title since MS Dhoni stepped down as captain. India lost to New Zealand in the semifinals of the ODI World Cup. In both defeats, Kohli’s captaincy was heavily criticized. Kohli has led the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL and has not won a single title so far.
Rohit Sharma has led the Mumbai Indians to five victories. The Chennai Super Kings, led by MS Dhoni, have won the title three times. But India is doing well in Trials under Kohli. Kohli also has a good track record in foreign series.
Rohit Sharma has been the vice captain since Virat Kohli took over as captain. With India’s defeat at the 2019 ODI World Cup, there was a growing demand for Rohit to lead the team. Meanwhile, reports have emerged that there is a gap between Kohli and Rohit.
The captaincy of Virat Kohli, one of the best hitters in the world, is said to be affected by the captaincy. He also decided to resign as captain to focus more on hitting. The player was in bad shape on the tour of England. In the test rankings too, Rohit Sharma has surpassed Kohli.
With the birth of the child, Kohli wants to dedicate more time to her personal life. With India winning the Test series against Australia, Kohli decided to stay away from the hustle and bustle. Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma gave birth to a baby around the same time.
Virat Kohli to resign after T20 World Cup