Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli has said nothing about removing himself from the captaincy, but says he has no problem with the decision.
Virat Kohli Press Conference: A day before the Indian cricket team’s tour of South Africa, Test captain Virat Kohli and coach Rahul Dravid held a press conference in Mumbai. Virat Kohli appeared in public for the first time after the Team India captaincy controversy and spoke to the media. On December 8, along with the announcement of the Indian Test squad for the South Africa tour, Rohit Sharma was appointed as the new captain, removing Virat Kohli from the captaincy. The BCCI decision has been controversial ever since.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the Test series due to injury. Along with that there have been some reports that Virat Kohli will not be playing in the ODI series on the tour of South Africa as he has been rested. Controversy continues over this as well. Amidst these controversies, Kohli addressed the first press conference.
What did Virat say ..
On the ODI series – Virat Kohli says he will be available for the ODI series. Kohli said he was available for selection in the ODI series from the start and the news that he was not playing was untrue. Kohli said he had not asked for any rest and had not spoken to the BCCI. Kohli said that a lot of news about him had been published in the past, but that too proved to be wrong.
Speaking on his removal from the ODI captaincy, Virat Kohli said that he had not said anything about his removal from the captaincy but he had no problem with the decision. The Chief Selector discussed the Test team. Before the end of the meeting I said ok I will not be the ODI captain. But no information has been given before.