Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma unofficial media rift to news of KL Rahul named as vice-captain for test series. Indian Cricket has faced intense criticism around the world by many players for some unexpected decisions by BCCI to sack Virat Kohli.
Earlier Virat Kohli stepped down from T20 Captaincy after a disastrous campaign for team India in T20 World Cup. But after the New Zealand series which had played under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma and head coach Rahul Dravid.
It was all good since Rohit Sharma was T20 captain. But soon people raise questions over Virat Kohli ODI Captaincy too. In between BCCI announced and sack Virat Kohli from ODI captaincy too to end doubts of people.
The decision was so harsh and unexpected that Mohammad Azharuddin termed it official as a rift between two stalwarts before any official statement from any player.
In a press conference later, Virat Kohli addressed all the doubts about his ODI captaincy. Virat said he was not interested to step down but BCCI had made his own decision.
Fact – So far out of all of the series that took place team India still waiting for the first series win over South Africa. Before the series started, visitors received the blow in the Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the test series.
Under the head coach Rahul Dravid team, India along with Virat Kohli commenced the practice session. Shreyas Iyer narrates. It was a delight to watch fast bowlers with some grass on the pitch.
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The team will start the series on 26 December the same day the boxing day test match starts. As a replacement team India Priyank Panchal but will face tough competition to earn a test cap.
After the test series, team India will play limited-overs fixtures for ODI and T20Is. In the limited-overs fixtures, according to the latest reports, Shikhar Dhawan has likely to return.