Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team and the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL, decided to step down from the captaincy of RCB and the Indian T20 team in the IPL last month. He surprised everyone with his decision.
New Delhi: This season of IPL 2021 has reached its playoff round. Virat Kohli had last month decided to step down from the captaincy of India’s T20 cricket team and RCB in the IPL. However, he will leave the captaincy of the team after the T20 World Cup and this IPL. The big reason for this has now come to the fore. Virat himself, while reacting to the decision to leave his captaincy, has told why he has decided to step down from the captaincy.
Work load was a big reason
Virat Kohli has cited work load as the biggest reason for leaving the captaincy of RCB. During a conversation in a show, Virat told that I want to fulfill my responsibilities fully. If I am not giving 120 per cent of my responsibilities then I prefer to leave it.
RCB did not win a single IPL trophy
Royal Challengers Bangalore team has not won a single IPL trophy till date. However, this time under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, RCB has managed to reach the playoffs. RCB will face Kolkata Knight Riders team in the Eliminator match of the playoffs. Virat Kohli has not won a single trophy for the team since 2011 till date. This time both the fans and the team are in the hope that the team will win the trophy.
Will captain for the last time in T20 world
Virat Kohli will also captain the Indian team in the T20 world after the IPL. However, this World Cup is his last World Cup. Virat would like the team to win the trophy and bid farewell to the captaincy from the team. Kohli has failed to get India a trophy in any ICC tournament under his captaincy. The World Cup will start from October 17. India’s opening match in the World Cup is going to be against Pakistan.