- Saurabh Ganguly said that the decision was taken in view of the roadmap
- Virat Kohli will leave the captaincy of T20 team after T20 World Cup
- Kohli announced on Twitter, will continue to command ODIs and Tests
Virat Kohli has announced to step down as the captain of India’s T20 team. He will step down from his post after the T20 World Cup. On Thursday evening, Kohli gave this information by tweeting. Kohli told that he has taken this decision after a lot of thinking. However, he will continue to be the captain of the ODI and Test side as well as continue to play his role as a player in the T20 team. After Kohli relinquished the captaincy of T20, Sourav Ganguly said that it is a decision taken looking at the roadmap for the future.
Sourav Ganguly, President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India said, ‘Virat Kohli is a big player of Indian cricket. He has captained the Indian team with great pride. He is one of India’s most successful captains in all three formats. Their decision has been taken keeping in view the future roadmap.
Ganguly further said, ‘We thank Kohli for his excellent performance as T20 International captain. We wish him all the best for the upcoming World Cup and beyond. We expect him to keep scoring a lot of runs for India.
Kohli will leave the captaincy after T20 World Cup, announced by posting an emotional
At the same time, the Secretary of the Board, Jay Shah also wished Kohli the best. “We have a clear roadmap for Team India. Keeping in mind the workload, we want smooth transfer. Virat Kohli has decided to step down from the captaincy after the upcoming T20 International World Cup.
Jay Shah said, ‘I have been talking to Virat Kohli and the leadership team continuously for the last six months and this decision has been taken after a lot of thought. Virat will continue to contribute both as a player and as a senior player. He will continue to play his part in shaping the future of Indian cricket.