Team India new captain Rohit Sharma says virat kohli is still a leader of the team – Latest Cricket News

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Rohit Sharma was on Wednesday appointed as the captain of Team India’s ODI team. With this, Virat Kohli will now lead India in Test cricket only. Virat Kohli captained Team India in 95 ODIs and led India to victory in 65 matches. His win average was 70.43 which is fantastic. Rohit was also handed over the captaincy of Team India’s T20 team about a month ago. Rohit Sharma believes that Kohli’s presence is still important for the team. , All of those things put together, you don’t want to miss out.

During a conversation with sports journalist Boria Majumdar, Rohit Sharma said, “A quality batsman like Kohli is always needed in the team. An average above 50 in T20Is is fantastic and unbelievable. He has batted in many tough conditions for India. A batsman of his kind is needed. Along with this, he is still the leader of the team. You don’t want to overlook a batsman like that. Presence is very important for his team.

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After taking over the captaincy of the ODI team, Kohli has scored 5449 runs including 21 centuries. He is the fourth most successful ODI captain to lead India to victory. At the same time, Rohit is one of the most successful captains of IPL. He has won 5 IPL titles for Mumbai Indians. In Kohli’s absence, Rohit also led India to win the Asia Cup in 2018. Team India has played 10 ODIs under the captaincy of Rohit. Out of this, Team India has won 8 and lost only two.

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