Shoaib Akhtar reacts to Virat Kohli’s captaincy decision

Shoaib Akhtar another statement over Virat Kohli captaincy decision of this recent times. According to paceman, many journalists stated that it was planned by the board.

IND vs SA 2022 – Express pace is famously known as Rawalpindi Express, said that the decision of Captaincy from Virat Kohli was expected. According to paceman, he had already been informed about this shocking decision. Few Indian media experts had told him about Virat Kohli’s decision to step down from red-ball cricket captaincy.

Virat Kohli stepped down from the T20 captaincy last year. Later sacked from ODI captaincy too. But after the series defeat against South Africa Virat Kohli’s decision surprised everyone. Many former Cricketers believed, Kohli continues his captaincy next few years but Akhtar knew according to his sources.


Indian Cricket is going through a period that seems to be good. They have to move ahead leaving all the issues of the past. Talking about Virat Kohli’s decision, it was expected as I knew because many Indian media experts had told me about this. I will not put the names ahead but Virat Kohli may be forced to leave his red-ball cricket captaincy,” Akhtar on his YouTube channel.

India was the favourite against inexperienced South Africa but the hosts have defeated the visitors in both formats. After 2020, the second time it happened and it clearly shows the rift in the side. the previous head coach and the captain had done their work for the betterment of Indian cricket. But now, it’s management time to look forward to resolving issues for the team players inside the dressing room.

“Shastri was good in his time and did the right work for the team betterment. As of now, both Kohli and Shastri are out of their services. So India has now collapsed and is pretty much divided into groups. It’s interesting to watch how management decided to come out of this and rift is visible,” he mentioned.