Cricket - January 16, 2022

Virat Kohli resigns as captain, will continue to play international cricket

Indian Test team captain Virat Kohli has resigned as captain after a 2-1 loss to South Africa in the Test series.

Last year was very bad for the great batsman of Indian team Virat Kohli. He relinquished the T20 captaincy for the first time and was dropped from the ODI captaincy by the selectors at the end of the year. Now in early 2022, Virat Kohli has also left the Test captaincy, taking a big decision.

In 2014, Virat Kohli was made full-time Test captain after Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s sudden decision to retire. The journey has now ended. After losing the Test series 2-1 against South Africa, now captain Kohli has also bid farewell to the Test captaincy.

He will now play as a player in all three formats of cricket. He will be seen in the three-match ODI series against South Africa from January 19. Where he is playing under the captaincy of KL Rahul. In this series, Kohli will try to return to his old rhythm.

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