Virat Kohli announces on Twitter that he is stepping down as the team T20 captain after T20 World Cup in Dubai: For a long time there was talk about his captaincy. A few days back it was reported that he would step down from the captaincy of this format after the end of the T20 World Cup. On Thursday, 16 September evening, he gave this information through social media.
Team India captain Virat Kohli has announced through Twitter that he will step down from the captaincy of the Indian T20 team just after the T20 World Cup 2021. After this, he will continue to captain the Indian ODI and Test team. After this move of Virat Kohli, now there is every possibility that Rohit Sharma will be given the captaincy of the Indian T20 team. Rohit Sharma is the most successful captain in IPL and his record is excellent. Virat Kohli has taken this step because of the ever-increasing pressure on him. After leaving the captaincy of at least one format, the pressure will be removed from him and he will also be able to focus on his batting properly.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 16, 2021
After Virat left the captaincy of the T20 team, it has now been decided that Rohit Sharma will be given command of the team in this format. In place of Virat, for a long time, there was a demand to make him the captain in this format. Issuing a statement on relinquishing the captaincy from the T20 format, Virat Kohli has said, “I have been fortunate not only to represent India but to lead the Indian cricket team to the best of my ability. I thank all of them I would like to pay my respects to the people who supported me in my journey as the captain of the Indian cricket team. I could not have done this without them. The players of the team, the support staff, the selection committee, my coaches, and every Indian who helped us to win. prayed.”
He further wrote, “It is very important to understand the workload 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 the Indian team Need to give myself some rest to lead the way and be fully prepared in ODIs and Tests. I have given everything to the team in my time as T20 captain and as a batsman going forward. I will continue to do this for the T20 team.”
In the last paragraph of his statement, Virat said, “Of course, it took me a long time to reach this decision. I have spent a lot of time with my close people, Ravi (Shastri) bhai and Rohit, who has been an essential part of the leadership group. After deliberation and discussion, I have decided to step down as T20 captain after this T20 World Cup in Dubai in October. I also spoke to Secretary Jay Shah and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly along with all the selectors. I will continue to serve Indian cricket and the Indian team to the best of my ability going forward.”