BCCI has made it clear that there are no plans in the future for split captaincy and asserted that Virat Kohli will remain the captain of all three formats.
BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal denied media reports suggesting India could opt for a split captaincy, meaning Rohit Sharma would be captain of the T20I and ODI teams, while Kohli would continue as captain test.
BCCI has made it clear that there are no such plans going forward and Virat Kohli will remain the captain of all three formats.
A report in TOI said Rohit Sharma could take the reins from Virat Kohli if India fails to win the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman in October-November this year.
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However, Dhumal denied such claims. “It’s just rubbish. Nothing as such is happening. That’s all you (the media) are talking about. BCCI hasn’t met or discussed anything about this. question (captain shared), ”Dhumal told IANS.
“Virat will remain the captain (of all formats)”, he added,
Earlier, it was said that the reason for Virat Kohli purportedly stepping down as captain is very simple. Kohli feels that his batting across formats needs more time and greater impetus as India is looking to play two World Cups in 2022 and 2023.