Virat Kohli Steps Down: Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli made a big announcement on Thursday that he will step down from the captaincy of the T20 firm after the upcoming T20 World Cup. People were definitely surprised by his sudden announcement, but Kohli said that his decision has been taken due to the increasing workload. Let us know what he said in his statement released on social media regarding leaving the captaincy in T2-format.
“I have been fortunate to not only represent India but lead the Indian cricket team to the best of my ability. I would like to thank all those who supported my journey as captain of the Indian cricket team. Couldn’t have done without those people – the boys, the support staff, the selection committee, my coach and every Indian who prayed for our victory.
Understanding the workload is a very important thing and considering my immense workload playing all 3 formats in the last 8-9 years and captaining regularly for the last 5-6 years, I feel that in Test and ODI cricket, Team I need to give myself space to be fully prepared to lead the Indian team. I have given everything to the team during my time as T20 captain and I will continue to do so for the T20 team as a batsman going forward.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 16, 2021
Of course, it took a long time to reach this decision. After much contemplation and discussion with people close to me, Ravi Bhai and Rohit, who have been an essential part of the leadership group, I decided to step down as T20 captain after this T20 World Cup in Dubai in October. has done. I have spoken to Secretary Jay Shah and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly about this along with all the selectors. I will continue to serve Indian cricket and the Indian team to the best of my ability.”
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