The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has said that the newly-appointed white-ball captain, Rohit Sharma, was the only option and the deserving candidate for the function.
Final week, Rohit was formally introduced because the ODI captain as effectively, having already been named the T20I captain. He took over from Virat Kohli, who has been within the media of late following the sacking. Talking about Rohit on the present, ‘Backstage with Boria’, Ganguly mentioned:
“He deserves that place due to what he has executed as captain. 5 titles with Mumbai, one other one with Deccan Chargers speaks quantity of his capability underneath stress.
“As soon as Virat determined he doesn’t need to be a part of T20 management, he was the only option. He began effectively, beating NZ 3-0 in India. Hopefully, we are going to see a greater end result for India subsequent 12 months than what we noticed this 12 months.”
Sourav Ganguly breaks silence on Virat Kohli problem
In Wednesday’s press convention forward of the South Africa tour, Kohli revealed a couple of particulars relating to his sacking from the ODI captaincy. As well as, he mentioned that no one requested him to proceed because the T20I captain, and his choice to relinquish T20I captaincy was met with reward.
This immediately conflicts with what Ganguly mentioned a couple of days in the past. “I personally requested him (Kohli) not to surrender the T20I captaincy. Clearly, he felt the workload. Which is ok, he has been an excellent cricketer, he has been very intense together with his cricket. He has captained for a protracted time period and these items occur,” Ganguly had mentioned.
Kohli refuting these statements signifies that the working relationship between him and the board has deteriorated to some extent of no return. Ganguly has additionally confirmed that the BCCI will determine how the matter ought to be handled.