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Strange that cricketers take these big decisions alone, says Kapil Dev as Virat Kohli decides to quit T20I captaincy

India great Kapil Dev has expressed surprise on Virat Kohli's decision to step down as the T20I captain after the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. The former captain said it was strange how cricketers these days take 'big decision' on their own, adding that selectors should have a say in such matters.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IPL 2021 | Everyone wants Virat Kohli to win at least one IPL trophy for RCB, says Virender Sehwag

Ahead of the second leg of IPL 2021, Virender Sehwag has stated that everyone wants Virat Kohli to win a trophy for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The Bengaluru-based franchise, after five wins and two losses from seven matches, are currently occupying the third spot on the points table.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Virat Kohli's decision to quit T20I captaincy quite surprising, says Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur has stated that Virat Kohli’s decision to quit India’s T20I captaincy surprised him. Thakur, who was part of the Test series in England also reckoned that he loves to play under Kohli’s captaincy as he supports and motivates every player in the team to perform well on the field.
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newscricket21 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | There is a big communication gap between BCCI and Virat, feels Sandeep Patil

Former BCCI chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil feels there is a big communication gap between the BCCI and Virat Kohli, adding that the two parties should not give varying statements. Meanwhile, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had said that the decision was taken keeping the future roadmap in mind.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Virat Kohli will not remain the ODI captain as well, predicts Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has said that he doesn't see Virat Kohli as the captain of the ODI team in the long run. The former India opener added that in general scenarios there is one captain for white-ball formats and another one for red-ball but Virat Kohli has decided to quit only the T20I captaincy.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs ENG | Absolutely no regrets on attending book launch event in London, insists Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has insisted that he has absolutely no regrets over attending the book launch event in London which allegedly led to him testing positive for COVID 19. The fifth Test between India and England was cancelled two hours before the scheduled start due to concerns in the Indian camp.
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newscricketa day ago

Reports | Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman in contention for Indian Team Head Coach

The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI may approach Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman for the post of head coach of the Indian team when Ravi Shastri’s tenure comes to an end after the T20 World Cup. Kumble was the head coach for one year in 2016-17 before he resigned after a fallout with the captain, Virat Kohli.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli to quit T20I captaincy: What does it mean to the ICC trophy-less captain and stakeholders

On Thursday, September 16, Virat Kohli announced his decision to quit as India's T20I captain post the upcoming T20 World Cup, thereby bringing an end to days of relentless speculations. But is it as simple as it looks or has the door for bigger events in Indian cricket been unlocked? 
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newscricket2 days ago

Rohit Sharma deserves to be India’s next T20I captain, reckons Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar is of the opinion that Rohit Sharma deserves to be the successor of Virat Kohli in the T20I format. He further stated that Kohli is under tremendous pressure to perform due to his responsibilities as captain and this timely decision will help him to improve.
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newscricket2 days ago

It’s a joy to be led by an inspirational leader like Virat Kohli, says Mohammed Siraj

Mohammed Siraj, who was an integral part in India’s historic triumphs in Australia and England recently, revelled in the joy of playing under an 'inspirational' Virat Kohli. The 27-year-old admitted that he wished to be a part of the T20 World Cup squad, but added that greater goals lie ahead.
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