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BCCI Rejects Report of Virat Kohli Losing Limited-Overs Captaincy to Rohit Sharma

No threat to Virat Kohli's captaincy? (AFP Photo)

No menace to Virat Kohli’s captaincy? (AFP Photo)

There are reviews doing the rounds that Kohli would possibly lose his white-ball captaincy.

  • IANS
  • Last Updated:September 13, 2021, 13:33 IST

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal on Monday rubbished reviews suggesting that Team India captain Virat Kohli is more likely to step down as skipper of the limited-overs format after the ICC T20 World Cup.

There are reviews doing the rounds that Kohli would possibly lose his white-ball captaincy and Rohit Sharma may very well be requested to guide the limited-overs facet if the staff fails to win the ICC T20 World Cup to be held within the UAE and Oman in October-November this yr.

However, Dhumal rubbished such claims. “This is all garbage. Nothing (as) such is going on. This is all what you guys (media) are speaking about. BCCI has not met or mentioned something on this challenge (break up captaincy),” Dhumal told IANS. “Virat will remain as the captain (of all formats).”

Earlier, it was reported that Kohli has been very profitable in Test cricket, however the onus of main the facet in limited-overs cricket might fall on Sharma due to the previous’s failure to information the facet to victory in ICC occasions regardless of having among the finest bowlers and batters within the sport.

Sources had stated the BCCI prime brass has been discussing the problem since India’s loss to New Zealand within the World Test Championship closing in England, the place they had been reportedly sad with the Indian skipper’s staff choice. Kohli had performed two spinners in seamer-friendly and overcast situations throughout the WTC closing.

But Dhumal stated, “no such assembly happened.”

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