Virat Kohli has announced that he will be stepping down as the Indian captain following the T20 World Cup but will continue to lead the side in ODIs and Test format. He took to Twitter to share the news.
He added that he arrived at the decision only after giving it a good thought. This is shocking news but one which was long coming.
Now, Rohit Sharma’s success in the IPL had the fans demanding his promotion to the captaincy role. barring the destructive opener, there seems to be no other player in the team who could fill the shoes of Kohli.
Kohli added that he decided to step down so as to give himself space to be able to lead the side to the best of his abilities in the other two formats. Off late, the Delhi batsman has not been in the best of his touches. His low returns could have been a reason behind his decision which has taken the nation by shock.