India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will not play together in the South Africa tour. Is it a coincidence or a captaincy dispute but two players go on a tour of South Africa. But .. Tests, ODIs, but the fact that the ring together.
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma: By the end of 2021 the controversy in Teamindia is looming large. Ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021, Virat Kohli has announced his departure from the short format. The BCCI then appointed Rohil Sharma as the captain for the T20I. Also, Rohit did not captain the short format in the New Zealand series at home. Virat Kohli did not play in this series. While Virat was described as the captain for the subsequent Test series, Rohit Sharma was not part of it. With this, news came out that there was a Cold War going on between the two. India then prepared for the South Africa tour. Announcing the squad for the Tests at this stage, the BCCI surprised by making Rohit Sharma the captain in the ODI format. Netizens and former critics have lashed out at the BCCI for fueling the captaincy controversy here. It has been rumored that Virat Kohli will miss the ODIs and Rohit Sharma the Tests in the South Africa series. This seems to have exacerbated the controversy. It seems that Virat Kohli will be working to shock the BCCI even more in the coming days.
India will play a three-Test series first and then a three-match ODI series on the tour of South Africa. Rohit missed the Test due to injury. According to media reports, Virat seems to have dropped out of the ODIs. Recently, Rohit took over the captaincy from Virat Kohli for the ODIs and was appointed as the team captain. Since then, it has been reported that Virat is not happy with the loss of the captaincy. It is learned that Virat is very angry with the BCCI.
The Indian team is scheduled to tour South Africa on December 16. The first match of the three-Test series will be played from December 26. Virat Kohli will captain the team in the Test series. The ODI series will be held from January 19. The Test squad has been announced while the ODI squad has not been announced yet. Meanwhile, Rohit was injured during practice in Mumbai on Monday. Rolled into his hand. However he is expected to be fit till the ODI series. The BCCI has announced Rohit’s departure from the Test series and has replaced him with Gujarat batsman Priyank Panchal.
Doubt over Virat’s availability for ODIs?
The captaincy was handed over to Rohit instead of Virat for the ODIs. The Test series will be followed by a three-match ODI series from January 19. According to media reports, Virat Kohli wants to be with his family on his daughter Wamika’s first birthday. January 11 is his daughter’s birthday. The third Test will be played from January 11 to 15 at the same time. According to the report, it seems that Kohli is planning to celebrate the holiday with his family after the third Test.
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