The Men in Blue failed to win ODI or Test match in February this year, during the long tour to New Zealand due to which the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli’s captaincy was being scanned. At present BCCI not showing interest to look at a multiple captain approach as the 31-year old is there as a backup for BCCI.
As per the source, the BCCI’s decision to continue with the current captain backing Kohli, instead of his failure in the ICC events and Test Series in New Zealand, South Africa and England.
BCCI official stated “Considering the present situations, there is no one who can replace him and even there is a choice of having two captains, BCCI is not showing interest in having multiple captains.”
Rohit Sharma as an opener of Mumbai Indians have a better record and hence India had an option of Rohit Sharma for the shorter formats. Kohli couldn’t win a single trophy with Royal Challengers Bangalore, while Rohit had won four IPL titles in seven seasons.
Latter’s name of captain is being rounding, but BCCI is not thinking on replacing Kohli, as the issue is closed in Delhi batsman’s favor.
T-20 World Cup captaincy was given to Kohli by BCCI
At present situations, Kohli not getting chance to prove his worth as captain once again as IPL is not happening near. There is not even a thought to change in guard. This clearly says that Kohli is going to captain India in Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in October and the Test Series against Australia.
Till the end of the year, his captaincy will be taken into account by BCCI to judge the future leadership idea in 2021. Kohli continuing as a captain in all formats is not at all a problem for the selection committee too. He is the best performer playing all the formats with authority, for them.
The official board further stated “ After World T20 we would discuss that effect but in fact there’s no one who can replace him in the whole team who is playing so brilliantly all the formats.”
Multiple captains concept would be taken up by the BCCI if MS Dhoni had first given up the captaincy in Tests before giving the rest of the two formats to Kohli which would be three years later.