Team India: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced Team India (IND) on Wednesday for the tour of South Africa (SA). The board also told that Rohit Sharma will be the new captain of the ODI format. Rohit has been made the captain of ODI in place of Virat Kohli. As soon as the BCCI made this big announcement, there was a stir in the cricket world. The International Cricket Council (ICC), including all the stalwarts of cricket, also expressed their reaction on this. Before the T20 World Cup 2021, Kohli had decided to leave the captaincy of the T20 format. Now Kohli will only captain the Test.
ICC said this about Rohit
There was panic on social media after Rohit Sharma was made the new ODI captain of Team India. All the cricket legends and fans expressed their reaction about this. Cricket’s international body ICC tweeted, “Rohit Sharma has been made the new ODI captain of Team India. He will replace Virat Kohli.” This was followed by another tweet from the ICC, “Virat Kohli to Rohit Sharma. Beginning of a new era in Indian limited overs cricket.”
Virat Kohli ️ Rohit Sharma
Beginning of a new era for India men’s limited-overs cricket. pic.twitter.com/5yo9Jdj4U2
— ICC (@ICC) December 8, 2021
Fans were also excited
For the last several weeks, there was talk of making Rohit the captain of the ODI. All media reports had claimed this by quoting BCCI sources. Its official announcement was made on Wednesday. Rohit’s fans were very excited about this decision and expressed their reaction in various ways on social media. Many veterans also believe that this decision of the board will benefit the team.
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