Aakash Chopra backs Virat Kohli as captain, says unfair criticism towards one of the best performers

Virat Kohli has got a lot of criticism against his captaincy and ability to lead his teams forward after his RCB side failed to go all the way once again in the Indian Premier League. On the other hand, Team India’s white-ball vice-captain Rohit Sharma lifted his 5th IPL title in eight years as captain with Mumbai Indians defending their IPL title. There has also been a call for split-captaincy between the two players for team India by many ex-players and current analysts. Aakash Chopra, former Indian cricketer and currently a commentator has backed the Indian captain, claiming that he is a fantastic captain with a poor franchise team and has always led by example with his performances.

He said, “The captaincy input is there, good captains do a good job, but Virat Kohli is not as bad a captain as people have made him out to be. If he had been that bad, his numbers for the Indian team would have been bad as well. Kohli’s figures as captain are very good for India.” 


Aakash Chopra has fully supported Virat Kohli to lead India successfully in all formats of the game in the upcoming years and ICC tournaments.