Virat Kohli will step down as captain after T20 World Cup Rohit Sharma will get the command says Report

Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, Team India is preparing for the T20 World Cup, which will be played in the UAE just after the IPL. Meanwhile, a media report has claimed, quoting BCCI sources, that after the T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli will step down from the captaincy and this responsibility will be handed over to Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli will continue to captain the Test matches. That is, Rohit Sharma will lead the team in ODIs and T20s. According to the news, Ravi Shastri’s tenure as head coach is coming to an end. Along with this, Virat Kohli will also leave the captaincy. Virat himself has expressed this wish. It is being said that the team management has brainstormed on this entire process.

Rohit gets the benefit of successful captaincy in IPL

The discussion of giving Rohit Sharma the captaincy of T20 matches has been going on for a long time. The reason behind this is his success as a captain in the IPL. As a stand-in captain, he has led Mumbai Indians to five titles. On the other hand, it is being said about Virat Kohli that now he wants to focus on his batting. In the media report quoting BCCI sources, it has been said that Virat Kohli himself will announce to step down from the captaincy. He believes that he needs to focus on his batting and put in more effort to become the best batsman in the world.

Captain Virat Kohli Vs Captain Rohit Sharma

  • The 32-year-old Virat Kohli has led India in 95 ODIs so far. They have a win percentage of 70.43% with 65 matches won and 27 losses. Virat has been the captain in 45 T20Is so far, with India winning 27 and losing 14.
  • The 34-year-old Rohit Sharma has led India 10 times in ODIs, losing twice and winning on eight occasions. He has captained them 19 times in T20Is, winning 15 matches and losing four.

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