Senior Batsmen Unhappy With Virat Kohli After WTC Loss – Reports

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
·3-min read
In this article:
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
Virat Kohli Pep Talk
Virat Kohli Pep Talk

Virat Kohli has announced that he will step down as T20I captain after the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to take place in the UAE and Oman starting October 17. Ever since reports have come up that senior cricketers were miffed with Kohli and expressed reservations to ply under his leadership.

As per reports, it happened after India’s eight-wicket loss to New Zealand at in the final of the World Test Championship at the Rose Bowl back in June. Reportedly, two senior cricketers had raised the matter with Jay Shah, the Honorary Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), over the harsh treatment they received.

Incidentally, India succumbed to a heavy defeat against New Zealand in that title clash in the wake of a batting collapse.

If reports are to be believed true, Virat Kohli pulled up Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane inside the dressing room and the incident seemed to have given rise to the big problem.

Reports stated that the two batters called Jay Shah personally after which the BCCI had to intervene, They even asked for feedback from some of the other cricketers as well. Speculations are also rife that the BCCI would take a call of Kohli’s future as India’s ODI skipper after the World Cup in the UAE, the New Indian Express reported.

Virat Kohli to step down as RCB skipper after IPL 2021

After stepping down as T20I captain, Virat Kohli has also announced that he will relinquish the leadership duties of Royal Challengers Bangalore at the end of IPL 2021. Kohli, who took over the charge in 2013 is yet to win a title for the Royal Challengers.

“I spoke to the management this evening, it was something that was in my mind for a while. This will be my last IPL as captain of RCB. I’ll continue to be an RCB player till I play my last IPL game. I thank all the RCB fans for believing in me and supporting me,” Kohli said.

“I want to be able to be committed to the responsibilities that I am fulfiling and I felt I needed the space to be fresh, to regroup and be absolutely clear in how I want to move forward. It’s been a great journey of nine years, with moments of joy and frustration, happiness and sadness,” he added.

Get the latest update on IPL 2021, England vs India 2021, and other cricket news. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram for more such updates.

The post Senior Batsmen Unhappy With Virat Kohli After WTC Loss – Reports appeared first on Cricfit.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting