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Virat Kohli likely to make himself unavailable for the upcoming ODI series against South Africa


In a new turn of events, it has been uncovered by Telegraph that Virat Kohli might choose to rest in the ODI series against South Africa. As the visit is planned to begin from 26th December with the Boxing Day Test, Kohli will be seen marshalling  in the longest configuration of the game.

The former white-ball captain of India was as of late fired from the captaincy by the BCCI, with the president Sourav Ganguly referring to the explanation of having a new skipper in the restricted overs cricket. Rohit Sharma, who was at that point the T20I captain of India, will currently be taking the charge of the ODI captaincy.

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“There is, however, a strong buzz that Kohli may make himself unavailable for the three-match ODI series that follows the Tests in South Africa,” stated in the Telegraph Article.

“Discussions with Kohli mainly centred around the Test squad for South Africa but the ODI captaincy bit did come up. He was told in no uncertain terms that he should give up the ODI leadership since it wasn’t prudent to have two captains in white ball cricket. But he refused to budge”further added in the article.

The article additionally expressed that Virat was in no disposition to leave the ODI administration however since, the selectors thought it isn’t reasonable to have two captains in white-ball cricket, he was sacked.

Virat Kohli will be next found in an overseas tour against South Africa. Alongside the white-ball authority, Rohit will likewise assume a greater part in Test cricket as he will fill as the vice captain of India in the organisation.

As the circumstance has effectively been made awkward for the two stars of Indian cricket, it will be fascinating to see their condition when they will be seen plotting the plans against South Africa to guarantee the very first Test series in the Rainbow Nation.



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