Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has decided to leave the captaincy, he will remain in the team as a batsman.
According to media reports, Virat Kohli has said that he will resign as captain of this format after the T20 World Cup.
On the other hand, Kohli has confirmed that he will continue to captain his national team in ODIs and Tests.
Virat said he made the decision after consulting head coach Ravi Shastri and teammate Rohit Sharma.
He cited the reduction in workload as the reason for resigning from the T20 captaincy.
On the other hand, after Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma is being declared as a strong candidate for the captaincy in T20.
Virat Kohli has captained India in 45 international T20 matches, winning 29 and losing 14.
In his message on social media, Virat Kohli thanked his teammates for their support in the T20.
Virat said that he has been playing all types of cricket for 8-9 years and he has been captaining for the last 5-6 years.
He said that he did a lot for his team during this time as T20 captain, and now he will be with the team as a batsman.
“It took me a long time to make this decision, for which I also spoke to Ravi Shastri and Rohit Sharma and took them into confidence,” Virat said.
It may be recalled that the Indian team will play its first match against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman.