Team India’s picture changed in the last 3 months, know what happened after Kohli was stripped of the captaincy


Within about three months, the whole of Indian cricket changed. It started with Virat Kohli’s decision to step down as the captain of the T20 format ahead of the T20 World Cup in October. Virat had announced on social media that he will no longer captain in T20 cricket. Since then, questions were being raised whether Virat will now leave the captaincy of ODI cricket as well?

After this Team India went to the Arab Emirates to play the World Cup. Where the Indian team could not reach the semi-finals after defeats against Pakistan and New Zealand. After the return of the Indian team, the fans were waiting to see which new faces get a chance in the Test and ODI team against South Africa. But then the team selection email came and the controversy started. The controversy was not over the selection of the team, but because of a line written at the bottom of the email. That line was that Virat Kohli will no longer be the captain of the ODI team. This responsibility is being handed over to Rohit Sharma in his place.

It was said on behalf of the board that when Virat was requested not to leave the captaincy before the T20 World Cup, he did not agree to it and because of this he was removed from the captaincy of ODI cricket. Because the selection committee wants the same captain in both the formats of white ball cricket.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had also given a statement that he himself spoke to Virat and requested him not to give up the captaincy, Virat denied that he had no option before the BCCI, and hence Rohit was given the captaincy.

Further, the controversy reached its peak when Virat said in the press conference before going to South Africa that he had no talk with Sourav Ganguly nor was he requested from the BCCI side that he should not leave the captaincy. Rather, when he decided to leave the captaincy of T20, the board had welcomed it. Virat then also said that the selectors had told him about this decision just 90 minutes before taking the decision.

Controversy broke out in social media that who is telling the truth and who is lying? Sourav or Virat?

Meanwhile, the Test series started and Team India won the Test match for the first time in Centurion. It was a historic victory for Indian cricket. With this, the team also took a 1-0 lead in the series. For the first time in three decades, the Indian team had a chance to win a Test series in South Africa. Had she won the Johannesburg or Cape Town test, it would have been historic.

Virat could not play due to a back injury on the field in Johannesburg and in this test match KL Rahul captained. In the last innings of this match, South Africa defeated India by chasing 240 runs. This was followed by the last Test match of the series in Cape Town. In its first innings, Virat’s bat ran. He played a brilliant innings of 79 runs. It was felt here that the drought of 26 months going on would end, but it could not happen. In Cape Town too, South Africa chased 212 runs in the fourth innings and won the match and the series.

Team India kept crossing the final frontier

Just a day after the match, it was 6.44 minutes in the evening and suddenly a tweet came out. In this, Virat said that he is also giving up the captaincy of Test cricket.

If sources are to be believed, on Saturday morning, Virat spoke to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah and told about their decision, after the consent from the BCCI, he tweeted this in the evening. Now probably Rohit Sharma will be made captain in Test also and Virat will play 100th Test match of his career under Rohit’s captaincy in Bangalore.



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