New Delhi: Virat Kohli, one of the world’s greatest batsmen, announced on Thursday that he will not be leading Team India in this format after the Twenty20 World Cup.
Virat tweeted this information. He wrote that he would relinquish the captaincy of the smallest format after the Twenty20 World Cup. However, as a batsman, he will remain attached to the team.
Virat has written a long post in English. “It is an honor for me to not only have the opportunity to represent India but also to lead the team to the best of my ability,” he wrote. I thank all those who supported me in this journey of captaining the Indian cricket team. I couldn’t do anything without him – the team players, the support staff, the selection committee, my coach and every Indian who prayed for our victory.
“I have made this decision very carefully,” he said in a post from his Twitter handle. He has spoken of quitting the captaincy due to workload. Not only that, Virat Kohli also said that he had consulted the team’s coach Ravi Shastri and vice-captain Rohit Sharma.
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In this post, Kohli has suggested leaving the captaincy and handing over the captaincy to a player of the team. Kohli has suggested handing over the captaincy to the team’s vice-captain Rohit Sharma. He also lauded the leadership quality of Rohit Sharma.