Virat Kohli has very little time left to prove himself as a captain. If Virat Kohli is not able to get the trophy for India in any one tournament out of the 2021 T20 World Cup, 2022 T20 World Cup, and 2023 ODI World Cup, then his captaincy can go away. After the 2023 ODI World Cup, the age of Virat Kohli will be 34-35 years old, in such a situation, the Indian team will be looking for a new captain. Let us tell you that there are 4 such strong cricketers, who can become the permanent captain of Team India in place of Virat Kohli.
After Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma is the first choice to replace Kohli as the T20I captain. Rohit Sharma is a spectacular batsman for India in all three formats. Rohit Sharma has a lot of international experience and he will be a good choice to replace Kohli.
Furthermore, Rohit also has an astonishing record as captain of the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Indian Premier League. The right-handed batsman has led Mumbai Indians to 5 IPL titles, most than any other team.
Mumbai’s 26-year-old batsman Shreyas Iyer started his international cricket career for the Indian team in the year 2017. Talking about the captaincy, Iyer was appointed as the captain of the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) team in IPL 2018. After this, in IPL 2020 last year, the team of Delhi Capitals traveled till the final. In this context, it would not be wrong to say that he is the main contender for the captaincy of the Indian team after the World Cup 2023.
Shubman Gill made his international Test debut in the Test series on India’s tour of Australia. On that tour, Shubman Gill had faced the world’s finest bowler Pat Cummins well and was instrumental in the Indian team’s series win. Shubman Gill captained the 2019 Deodhar Trophy. While captaining India C, Gill had already scored a brilliant 143-run century in the first match. The India C team was then led by Shubman Gill to the final. Shubman Gill is likely to be seen taking over the reins of the Indian team after the 2023 World Cup.
Rishabh Pant can become the next captain of Team India. Pant has performed brilliantly for Team India in the last few months and that is the reason why his place has been confirmed in all three formats. Rishabh Pant has a smart mind. Rishabh Pant has all the qualities to become a captain. Pant has done a great job while captaining Delhi Capitals in the IPL