Captain Rohit Sharma: There is a lot of discussion about the new Test captain of India, because Team India got defeated in the final of the World Test Championship. The captain in the final was Rohit Sharma, but he was not willing to take command of the Test team. Now it has been revealed.
Questions are being raised about Rohit Sharma’s Test captaincy. Recently, Team India was defeated by Australia in the final of the World Test Championship. In such a situation, citing the age of 36-year-old Rohit, many veterans have spoken about the new Test captain. Team India has to play the next Test series against the West Indies from July 12 at their home. However, it is decided to play Rohit as captain in this series. (AP)
Big news is coming regarding Rohit Sharma’s Test captaincy. According to the news agency PTI, Rohit did not want to become the Test captain. Senior BCCI official told that Virat Kohli resigned from the captaincy after the defeat in the South Africa series. At that time KL Rahul could not impress 2 top BCCI officials as captain in South Africa. After this he had to persuade Rohit Sharma for the captaincy. (AP)
Team India lost 1-2 in the Test series against South Africa. After this, in January 2022, the team had to play a 3-match ODI series against South Africa. The command of the ODI series was KL Rahul and the Indian team got a crushing defeat by 0-3. Because of this, Rahul missed out on becoming the regular Test captain of Team India. (AP)
Talking about Rohit Sharma’s Test record as captain, he has led Team India in only 7 Tests so far. Out of this, the Indian team has won in 4 while it has lost in 2. One match ended in a draw. As Indian captain in Tests, Virat Kohli is at number-1 in terms of victory. He has won 40 Tests in 68. MS Dhoni won 27 Tests as captain while Sourav Ganguly won 21 Tests. (AP)
After 2 Tests against West Indies, Team India has to play the next Test series in the last fortnight of December. Before that, ODI World Cup is to be played in India in October-November. In such a situation, the performance of the team in the World Cup can decide the future of many players as well as the captain. Till then BCCI hardly takes any major decision. (AP)