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Virat Kohli To Step Down From India's Limited-Overs Captain After T20 World Cup2021 - Reports

Indian cricket may soon observer split captaincy with Rohit Sharma assuming liability for white-ball as BCCI thought about change in leadership. 

There could be an adjustment of administration to the extent India's limited overs set up is worried about skipper Virat Kohli prone to step down from the job and hand over the obligations to his representative Rohit Sharma. Kohli is the current India captain across designs having laid down a good foundation for himself among one of the all-time greats.

There have been rumours of Rohit taking over the charge, to some extent in T20Is, considering his record as stand-in captain with IPL achievement where he has Mumbai Indians to five titles further boosting his case. In any case, this could become reality once the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup gets over in the UAE with Kohli presently more quick to focus on his batting. 

For quite a while, split captaincy has been an interesting issue in Indian cricket. Many have recommended that Rohit Sharma ought to be given the initiative of essentially the T20 side, particularly thinking about the responsibility on Kohli and furthermore his failure to win trophies in the shorter formats of the Cricket. 

According to reports, Kohli has had discussions with Rohit and the team management for a possible change of guard. And they have taken the call to herald Rohit's captaincy in at least one format.

Times of India, quoting a BCCI claimed that Kohli "himself will make the announcement. He is of the view that he needs to concentrate on his batting and go back to becoming what he's always been — the best batsman in the world."

Virat Kohli, viewed as perhaps the best batsman ever, had a lean stage with the bat. He hasn't hit a global century in very nearly three years. His last ton was against Bangladesh in a Test match in November 2019. 

"Virat is also the first to realise that his overall responsibilities as captain across formats are taking a toll on his batting. He needs that space and freshness because he has a lot more to offer. If Rohit takes over as whiteball captain, Virat can continue leading India’s red-ball aspirations and work on his T20 and One-day batting. He’s just 32 and given his fitness, he will easily play top cricket another five to six years at least," the report continued.

In the interim, it's additionally revealed that Kohli's inability to convey an ICC trophy has turned into a significant barrier in his captaincy. And furthermore, BCCI was not happy with Kohli's team choice for the World Test Championship last, which India lost to New Zealand. 

"The BCCI is deeply concerned about Virat Kohli’s captaincy, especially in the ICC tournaments because of his failure as a captain in the ICC events. In a meeting held by the BCCI office-bearers in July after the WTC Final, it emerged that a lot of BCCI officials are unsatisfied with Virat’s captaincy," MensXP reported.

Regardless of driving India to historic Test series wins in Australia and England, Kohli's has fizzled in ICC occasions, a reality that gets possibly highlighted when one glances at his captaincy record for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL)

Conversely, Rohit has directed Mumbai Indians to five IPL titles. He has additionally driven India to 15 successes in 19 matches as a leader. Other than being a ruinous batsman with a genuine rundown of records in the restricted overs, the 34-year-old has additionally set up a good foundation for himself as a skilled opener in Test cricket.

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