Kohli relinquished Test captaincy in January 2022
He is the most successful captain of India in Tests
Dubai. Virat Kohli has left behind poor form. He scored a half-century in the second consecutive match of the T20 Asia Cup (Asia Cup 2022) Cup. However, on Sunday night, the Indian team got its first defeat in the tournament. Pakistan beat India (IND vs PAK) by 5 wickets. Kohli scored 60 runs in the match. Due to this, Team India managed to score 181 runs for 7 wickets. In reply, Pakistan achieved the target for 5 wickets in 19.5 overs. Earlier, he scored an unbeaten 59 against Hong Kong. At the same time, he played an innings of 35 runs in a group round match against Pakistan.
After the match against Pakistan, Virat Kohli mentioned his bad times. In response to a question, he said, when I left the Test captaincy, I only got a message from one player, I had played with him. He was MS Dhoni. Other people also had my number. A lot of people give me advice on sports. Kohli did not stop here, he said that this shows our bonding. I don’t pay much attention to what other people say. The atmosphere of the team is very good at this time.
left the captaincy after the defeat
Relations between Virat Kohli and BCCI were not good. The captaincy of ODI was taken back from him after T20. He left the Test captaincy in January 2022 after the defeat in the South Africa series. He announced this through social media. Although he is India’s most successful captain in Test history and has won 40 Tests. He has also given the team a historic victory on foreign soil.
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Kohli coming into form is a relief for the team. He is back after a long break. After the Asia Cup, India has to play 3-3 T20 matches against Australia and South Africa at home. After this, the T20 World Cup is also proposed in Australia in October-November.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 05, 2022, 06:30 IST