Virat Kohli to step down as Twenty20 captain Kohli will step down after the Twenty20 World Cup in Dubai. Kohli’s decision was made because of the workload he continues to play as a captain in all three formats. Kohli made the announcement on Twitter. He will continue to captain the ODI and Test teams. The team has been leading India in all three formats for the last nine years. This is a heavy workload. That is why such a decision was reached. ODI. The decision was made to focus on Test teams. As a captain, he has put out the best of his ability for the Twenty20 team. As a batsman, he will continue to excel for the T20 team.
Kohli said the decision was made after much deliberation. The decision was taken after discussions with coach Ravi Shastri and vice-captain Rohit Sharma. Kohli also spoke to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Secretary Jay Shah and selectors. However, the BCCI has not yet commented on Kohli’s resignation from the Twenty20 captaincy. In 2017, Virat Kohli will succeed Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the captain in children’s cricket. Next month’s World Cup will be Kohli’s first and last Twenty20 World Cup. Kohli has led India to 27 wins in 45 matches. Lost in 14 matches. He is the second most capped Indian Twenty20 captain after MS Dhoni.
Earlier, there were reports that Kohli would step down as Twenty20 captain and Rohit Sharma would take over. But BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal had rejected it. The response was that this was media work. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, who has won five titles in the IPL, is expected to be the next Twenty20 captain. The Indian captain has yet to win an IPL title. With this being his last Twenty20 World Cup as a captain, Kohli will not be aiming for anything less than the title. Kohli has yet to win an ICC title.
Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has the best record as a Mumbai Indians captain in the IPL. Under Rohit, Mumbai Indians won the IPL in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. Rohit also has a good record as the captain of the Indian team. India have won eight of the 10 ODIs they have captained in the absence of Kohli. He also won the Asia Cup. India have won 15 of 18 Twenty20 matches. He also led the team to the 2018 Nidahas Trophy.
Full version of Koli’s post:
I am fortunate not only to represent India in international cricket but also to lead the Indian cricket team with talent. Thank you to everyone who supported me on my journey to captain the Indian cricket team. The Indian team members, support staff, selection committee and coaches who prayed for the success of this team could not have performed better without the support of each and every one of you.
Adjusting the workload is a very important thing in a career. For the last 8–9 years I have had a huge workload in all three formats, as an Indian player and as a captain for 5–6 years. I think I need to adjust my workload to lead the Indian team in Tests and ODIs. As the captain of the Twenty20 team, I have done everything possible for the Indian team. I will continue to do my best as a batsman.
‘Well, it took a long time to come to such a decision. The decision was made after lengthy deliberations and discussions with close friends. The matter was discussed with Ravi Bhai (head coach Ravi Shastri) and Rohit, who are part of the leadership team. In the wake of this, I am resigning as the captain of the Indian Twenty20 team after the Twenty20 World Cup in the UAE in October. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah have spoken to all selectors about this. I will continue to serve the Indian cricket and cricket team to the best of my ability.
Virat Kohli, signature.