T20 World Cup- Virat Kohli Resigns: What comes as a major update, India skipper Virat Kohli has decided to step down as captain of the Indian cricket team after the T20 World Cup. He confirmed the development via a tweet post that read:
“Arriving at this decision took a lot of time. After a lot of contemplation and discussions with my close people, Ravi bhai and also Rohit, who have been an essential part of the leadership group, I’ve decided to step down as the T20 Captain after this T20 World Cup in Dubai in October. I have also spoken to the secretary Mr Jay Shah and the President of BCCI Mr Sourav Ganguly along with all the selectors about the same.”
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Surely it came as a shock to hear @imVkohli stepping down from the T20 captaincy after the World Cup.
Looking forward to India winning the world cup as it will be a perfect tribute to his captaincy and hope the team carries his legacy forward.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) September 16, 2021
Virat Kohli’s record as captain in T20Is:
Matches – 45
Won – 27
Lost – 14
Tied – 2
N/R – 2
— ESPNcricinfo stats (@ESPNcric_stats) September 16, 2021
Virat Kohli’s Captaincy Record in T20Is:
🏏 He scored the most T20I runs by an Indian skipper, with 1421 T20I runs!
➡️ He is the second most successful T20I captain of #TeamIndia with 27 wins!
👏 Holds the record for scoring the quickest 1000 T20I runs as captain! pic.twitter.com/GXdCpsKn7T
— Doordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) September 16, 2021
— Vinod Kambli (@vinodkambli349) September 16, 2021
T20 World Cup- Virat Kohli Resigns:
Speaking to ANI, BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla said that Kohli’s contribution in T20Is for India has been immense not just as a batsman, but also as a leader. “His contribution in T20Is has been immense, not just as a batsman, but also as a captain. Since it is his personal decision, we respect it and I am confident we can win the T20 World Cup under his leadership,” he said.
— Rajeev Shukla (@ShuklaRajiv) September 16, 2021
Thanks @imVKohli for your contribution as the #TeamIndia captain. As a young talent the focus and determination you have showed as the captain is unmatched. The most impressive aspect was the way of maintaining balance between captaincy and individual performance.
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) September 16, 2021
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle wrote: “Virat’s intensity was insane. I had thought he would give up the captaincy of RCB which would give him two months off as a leader. Hopefully, this can give his mind the rest it needs and who knows, find him another peak as a T20 batsman.”
Virat’s intensity was insane. I had thought he would give up the captaincy of #RCB which would give him two months off as leader. Hopefully this can give his mind the rest it needs and who knows, find him another peak as a T20 batsman.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 16, 2021
Not entirely unexpected. Many Stories swirling around, pressure was building up. whether Kohli felt he was being pushed into a corner and played this hand I don’t know but good decision all things considered. Reduced burden on him and gives team a fresh mind to lead https://t.co/GeVoEO3AVu
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) September 16, 2021
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T20 World Cup- Virat Kohli Resigns: No sooner, he confirmed the development on social media, fans flooded with a number of reactions.
It’s ok bhai. Take good rest and care. All the best. pic.twitter.com/lzyEGEl7dm
— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) September 16, 2021
India have won 30 out of 36 T20 in his captaincy.😭😭.
— Netizen.✴️ (@saffron_agent8) September 16, 2021
Very sad for us.
Please win T20 World Cup…
We want to call India’s Greatest ever T20 captain.
Just need 1 Trophy.
— Diwakar Kumar¹⁸ (@diwakarkumar47) September 16, 2021
He shouldve been captain for 2022 T20WC too
— Dalston😷 (@DalstonICTfan) September 16, 2021
T20i series win in England ✔️
T20i series win in Australia ✔️
T20i series win in South Africa ✔️
T20i series win in New Zealand ✔️
G.O.A.T Captain @imVkohli 🐐
— Nishita Sarma (Offline for some days) (@MyLoveVirat18) September 16, 2021
— Akshay. (@AKsUniverse) September 16, 2021
Virat Kohli As Captain in T20 Internationals:
•Won T20 Series in ENG (2-1).
•Won T20 Series in NZ (4-0).
•Won T20 Series in AUS (2-1).
•Won T20 Series in SA (2-1).
•Won T20 Series in SL (1-0).
•Won T20 Series in WI (3-0).
He Won series in all major countries. King Kohli. pic.twitter.com/we6gmczNnF
— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) September 16, 2021
India and Pakistan will be locking horns on October 24 in a group-stage encounter in the T20 World Cup. The tournament will get underway from October 17, with the final to be played in Dubai on November 14.
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