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Virat Kohli Breaks Silence on Captaincy Dispute With Rohit Sharma

Test captain Virat Kohli is speaking to the media for the first time after being stripp of the captaincy from the ODI series. He said in a virtual press conference on Wednesday that he is not bother by the BCCI’s decision to remove him from the captaincy of the ODI team. “I was contact one and a half hours before the selection committee meeting. Here the chief selector discuss the Test team and then before finishing the meeting, I was told that I would not the ODI captain.

The team will miss Rohit in the Test series: Virat

Regarding the alleged rift with a fellow player and opener Rohit Sharma, Virat said, “There is nothing between me and Rohit. I tired of saying all this for two years. Whatever I want or do, it will not be to bring the team down. There is no problem between me and Rohit. Virat termed Rohit’s exit from the Test series against South Africa here as unfortunate. He said that the team will miss him a lot in the Test series.

Virat Kohli is ready for three-match ODI series against South Africa

Virat Kohli has put an end to the ongoing confusion about playing in the ODI series against the Proteas team. He has said that he will be available for the three-match ODI series against South Africa. Kohli has said that he was available for selection in the ODI series from the very beginning and the reports of him not playing was completely false. Kohli said that he had neither sought any rest nor talked to the BCCI about it. But she too proved wrong.

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‘I have always been honest about my responsibilities’

Kohli said on his tenure as India’s limited-overs captain, “I have always been honest about my responsibilities.” It was also announced to snatch the captaincy from Rohit Sharma as the new captain. Since then there was a controversy over this decision of BCCI.

I am always available to choose from

Kohli said in a press conference before the South African tour, “I was available for selection and I am always available for selection. I never approached BCCI for rest. I am available for the ODI series in South Africa and was available earlier as well.

Kohli to play under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy

Let us tell you that a series of Test matches is to play between India and South Africa from 26 December. After this, between 19-23 January, both the teams will play a series of three ODIs. In which Virat Kohli has to play under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.

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