After seven years at the helm, Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has stepped down as India’s Test captain.
Announces it on Social Media
While sharing it on Instagram he wrote, “It’s been 7 years of hard work, toil and relentless perseverance everyday to take the team in the right direction. I’ve done the job with absolute honesty and left nothing out there. Every thing has to come to a halt at some slage and for me as Test Captain of India, it’s now.”
“There have been many ups and also some downs along the journey, but never has there been a lack of effort Or lack of belief. I have always believed in giving my 120 percent in everything I do, and if I can’t do that, I know it’s not the right thing to do. have absolute clarity in my heart and I cannot be dishonest to my team.”
“Want to thank the BCCI for giving me the opportunity to
lead my country for such a long period of time and more
importantly to all the teammates who bought into the
vision had for the team from day one and never gave up in any situation. You guys have made this journey SO
memorable and beautiful. To Ravi Bhai and the support
group who were the engine behind this vehicle that moved Us upwards in Test Cricket consistently, you all have played a massive role in bringing this vision to life.”
He further added that, “Lastly, a big thank you to MS Dhoni who believed in me as a Captain and found me to be an able individual who could take Indian Cricket forward.”
Kohli previously left T20 captaincy
Kohli previously left T20 captaincy and later moved from ODI’s too which is handed over to Rohit Sharma.