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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly comes up with a statement


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has opened up on the selectors’ choice to name Rohit Sharma as India’s ODI captain, supplanting Virat Kohli. Ganguly, on December 9, affirmed that the choice of Rohit’s arrangement was one that the BCCI and the Chetan Sharma-headed determination board “took together”.

On December 8, the board named a 18-part crew for the impending South Africa Test series, close by which the choice of the ODI captaincy move from Kohli to Rohit was additionally reported.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee also decided to name Mr Rohit Sharma as the Captain of the ODI & T20I teams going forward,” stated in the BCCI Tweet

 “It’s a call that the BCCI and the selectors took together. Actually, the BCCI had requested Virat to not step down as the T20I skipper but obviously, he did not agree. And the selectors then did not feel it right to have two different captains for two white-ball formats,” stated by BCCI President Sourav Ganguly as said by TimesNowNews.

“So, it was decided that Virat will continue as Test captain and Rohit will take over as the white-ball captain. I as President personally spoke to Virat Kohli and the chairman of selectors has also spoken to him.

“We have full faith in Rohit Sharma’s leadership abilities, and Virat will continue as the Test captain. We as BCCI are confident that Indian cricket is in good hands. We thank Virat Kohli for his contributions as captain in the white-ball format” further stated by him.

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Rohit, who likewise assumed control over the Test vice captaincy from an out-of-structure Ajinkya Rahane , as of late drove India to a 3-0 triumph against New Zealand in the home T20I series in his first task as the group’s full-time skipper after Kohli ventured down post the finish of the T20 World Cup 2021. 

India are in line to point toward the South Africa next for three Tests and as numerous ODIs, with the series beginning on December 26 with the main Test



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