(*3*)Within about three months, the entire of Indian cricket modified. It began with Virat Kohli’s determination to step down because the captain of the T20 format forward of the T20 World Cup in October. Virat had introduced on social media that he’ll now not captain in T20 cricket. Since then, questions had been being raised whether or not Virat will now go away the captaincy of ODI cricket as nicely?
(*3*)After this Team India went to the Arab Emirates to play the World Cup. Where the Indian staff couldn’t attain the semi-finals after defeats towards Pakistan and New Zealand. After the return of the Indian staff, the followers had been ready to see which new faces get an opportunity within the Test and ODI staff towards South Africa. But then the staff choice e-mail got here and the controversy began. The controversy was not over the choice of the staff, however due to a line written on the backside of the e-mail. That line was that Virat Kohli will now not be the captain of the ODI staff. This accountability is being handed over to Rohit Sharma in his place.
(*3*)It was stated on behalf of the board that when Virat was requested to not go away the captaincy earlier than the T20 World Cup, he didn’t comply with it and due to this he was faraway from the captaincy of ODI cricket. Because the choice committee needs the identical captain in each the codecs of white ball cricket.
(*3*)BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had additionally given an announcement that he himself spoke to Virat and requested him not to surrender the captaincy, Virat denied that he had no possibility earlier than the BCCI, and therefore Rohit was given the captaincy.
(*3*)Further, the controversy reached its peak when Virat stated within the press convention earlier than going to South Africa that he had no discuss with Sourav Ganguly nor was he requested from the BCCI aspect that he shouldn’t go away the captaincy. Rather, when he determined to go away the captaincy of T20, the board had welcomed it. Virat then additionally stated that the selectors had instructed him about this determination simply 90 minutes earlier than taking the choice.
(*3*)Controversy broke out in social media that who’s telling the reality and who’s mendacity? Sourav or Virat?
(*3*)Meanwhile, the Test collection began and Team India gained the Test match for the primary time in Centurion. It was a historic victory for Indian cricket. With this, the staff additionally took a 1-0 lead within the collection. For the primary time in three many years, the Indian staff had an opportunity to win a Test collection in South Africa. Had she gained the Johannesburg or Cape Town take a look at, it might have been historic.
(*3*)Virat couldn’t play attributable to a again damage on the sphere in Johannesburg and on this take a look at match KL Rahul captained. In the final innings of this match, South Africa defeated India by chasing 240 runs. This was adopted by the final Test match of the collection in Cape Town. In its first innings, Virat’s bat ran. He performed an excellent innings of 79 runs. It was felt right here that the drought of 26 months occurring would finish, nevertheless it couldn’t occur. In Cape Town too, South Africa chased 212 runs within the fourth innings and gained the match and the collection.
(*3*)Team India stored crossing the ultimate frontier
(*3*)Just a day after the match, it was 6.44 minutes within the night and out of the blue a tweet got here out. In this, Virat stated that he’s additionally giving up the captaincy of Test cricket.
(*3*)If sources are to be believed, on Saturday morning, Virat spoke to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah and instructed about their determination, after the consent from the BCCI, he tweeted this within the night. Now in all probability Rohit Sharma will probably be made captain in Test additionally and Virat will play a hundredth Test match of his profession underneath Rohit’s captaincy in Bangalore.