For years, there have been rumours of a split between kohli and vice-captain rohit sharma, who was considered as the favourite to be India's T20I captain following his success in the IPL, when he won five titles as captain of the mumbai Indians. However, every time the matter has spread like wildfire, management and the board of directors have denied it.
Now, after Virat Kohli's decision, a report claims that he has proposed to the selection committee that Rohit Sharam be removed as vice-captain due to his age. rohit sharma is 34 years old, and kohli has proposed that the management consider KL rahul as the next captain, with rishabh pant, who is being groomed for the top role, as his deputy in T20Is.
While rahul has been the captain of the punjab franchise in the IPL for the past two years, pant, who is considered the future captain of the delhi Capitals, was given the lead for the IPL 2021 season and would maintain it even after Shreyas Iyer's comeback.
According to a report, Virat Kohli's white-ball captaincycling to the top place did not sit well with cricket in india-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>the board of control for cricket in india (BCCI). "The Board feels that kohli does not want a genuine successor," a top bcci official was cited as saying in the article, implying that his reign as captain may be coming to an end. If india fails to do well in the forthcoming t20 world cup, Kohli's career in all forms may come to an end.