Virat Kohli vs Chetan Sharma: After announcing Team India for the ODI series against South Africa, Chief Selector Chetan Sharma made a key statement on the Virat Kohli controversy.
Virat Kohli Vs Sourav Ganguly
Virat Kohli vs Chetan Sharma: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the Indian squad for the three-match ODI series against South Africa. Rohit Sharma was not fit and KL Rahul was given the captaincy under such circumstances. Fast bowler Jaspreet Bumra, on the other hand, was selected as the vice-captain. In addition, after announcing the squad, Chief Selector Chetan Sharma remained silent on the issue of Virat Kohli.
What did Chetan Sharma say about Kohli ..!
After announcing Team India, Chief Selector Chetan Sharma said on Virat Kohli, “Virat Kohli told us about stepping down from the captaincy before the 2021 T20 World Cup. We urge him all to reconsider this decision. The team is going to play a big tournament at that time. So we did not tell them that there would be only one captain in limited overs cricket.
The chief selector said what happened in the phone call.
Chetan Sharma said the decision to take over the ODI team captaincy from Virat Kohli was entirely up to the selectors. He added, “I mentioned the removal of Virat Kohli from the ODI captaincy 90 minutes before the Test team selection. I phoned Kohli myself. I spoke well with Virat Kohli, ”he said.
Virat Kohli refutes Sourav Ganguly’s claim
Contrary to Sourav Ganguly’s statement, Virat Kohli said that no one was bothered by my decision. No one asked me not to give up the T20 captaincy. I was the first to tell the BCCI about relinquishing the T20 captaincy. I loved it so much. No one is in any trouble. No one told me not to give up the T20 captaincy. But my decision was praised, “said Tariq al-Hashimi, the party’s secretary general.
What Sourav Ganguly said ..!
In an interview after the removal of Virat Kohli from the ODI captaincy, Dada said, “We have requested Virat Kohli not to step down from the T20 captaincy. But, Virat did not want to continue in this position. Ganguly said he had personally appealed to Kohli not to relinquish the T20 captaincy. However, speaking about the workload, Virat was adamant about relinquishing the T20 captaincy.
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