Kohli loses ODI captaincy, Rohit named India’s white-ball skipper
Numerous anticipated Kohli, that continues to be the Examination captain, to lead India in the 50-overs Globe Mug on residence dirt in 2023, yet the board chose a solitary white-ball captain
Opener Rohit Sharma changed Virat Kohli as India’s one-day captain on Wednesday, therefore organizing both the white-ball teams in advance of their excursion of South Africa later on this month.
Kohli led India in all 3 styles up until the Twenty20 Globe Mug last month, after which he gave up 20-overs captaincy which mosted likely to Rohit.
Numerous anticipated Kohli, that continues to be the Examination captain, to lead India in the 50-overs Globe Mug on residence dirt in 2023 yet the board chose a solitary white-ball captain.
” The All-India Senior Citizen Choice Board … determined to call Mr Rohit Sharma as the captain of the ODI & & T20I groups moving forward,” board assistant Jay Shah stated in a declaration.
Under Kohli, India got to the semifinals of the 50-overs Globe Mug in 2019 yet might not progress past the team phase at this year’s T20 Globe Mug in the UAE.
In additionally indicator of Rohit’s expanding stature within the group, the 34-year-old likewise changed fellow Mumbai gamer Ajinkya Rahane as vice-captain of the Examination side.
Rahane becomes part of the 18-member team that will certainly take a trip to South Africa yet should break his woeful run of kind to keep his location in the side.
Starting on Dec. 26, India are arranged to play 3 Examinations in South Africa, adhered to by 3 one-day internationals.
Rohit, that was relaxed for the residence collection versus New Zealand, goes back to the Examination side, together with fellow opener KL Rahul, first-choice wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant as well as quick bowlers Mohammed Shami as well as Jasprit Bumrah.
Opener Shubman Gill as well as spin-bowling all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja as well as Axar Patel lost out with injuries.
India Examination team: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj.