Virat Kohli left the captaincy of the Test team in January this year and Rohit Sharma was given the captaincy of all three formats.
Virat Kohli left the captaincy of the Test team in January this year. (File Pic)
Virat Kohli is no longer the captain of Team India. He had decided to step down from the captaincy in this format before the T20 World Cup played in the UAE last year. After this he was also removed from the captaincy of the ODI team. After losing the Test series in South Africa, he left the captaincy of the team in this format as well. Kohli There was a lot of controversy after leaving the captaincy and now BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal has told the story.
After leaving the captaincy of Kohli, Rohit Sharma was given the captaincy in all three formats. Many things happened after Kohli left the captaincy. Arun Dhumal spoke on the matter on the YouTube channel of journalist Vimal Kumar and spoke to the full story of Virat leaving the captaincy.
we are not impressed
Talking about leaving the captaincy of Virat, Dhumal said, “As far as Virat Kohli is concerned, he is no ordinary player, he is a great player and the contribution he has made in Indian cricket is excellent. These things keep going on in the media and it doesn’t matter to us. We want Virat to get back in form as soon as possible. When it comes to team selection, we leave it to the selectors. As far as captaincy is concerned, it was his call. It was he who said that I should not captain anymore. It was his decision that I don’t want to captain in the white ball formats. It was completely his decision. We respect him. He has contributed a lot to Indian cricket.”
controversy had arisen
After leaving the captaincy, Kohli had created a controversy with his statement. Before leaving for the South Africa tour, he had said that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly did not try to stop him, while Ganguly said in a statement that he had asked Kohli to consider the decision to step down as captain. anymore Indian cricket There was an earthquake and the news of the Ganguly-Kohli dispute had caught fire. After a few days, although this controversy was over, people are still discussing about Virat Kohli’s form, due to which it is being said that his place in the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year is not confirmed.