Virat Kohli Left Captaincy From Test Match

In Indian cricket history, Virat Kohli has written his name with a golden pen. Kohli is the first cricketer super star who achieved all the heights at a very young age and he became a most successful captain. Well, Virat Kohli After ODI, T20 and IPL, left the captaincy of Test as well.

After taking the retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni throughout the Australia tour in 2014, Virat Kohli got the Test captaincy. He is the most successful captain of Team India in Tests. He has captained Team India in 68 Tests and has won 40 of them.

Virat Kohli has left his fans stunned by yet another shocking announcement, Virat has stepped down as Test captain. He announced this on Saturday. Kohli has taken this decision after the Test series against South Africa. In this series, Team India had to face a 2-1 defeat at the hands of South Africa. Virat Kohli announced on social media to leave the captaincy.

Virat Kohli has given up the captaincy of all three formats in the last three months. He left the captaincy of the T20 format after the T20 World Cup.
After this, he was left from the captaincy of ODIs before the series against South Africa. Now Kohli has also given up the captaincy of Test. However, he will continue to play all three formats as a player.

In the letter of few lines only two names are waving: Virat Kohli named only two people in his few lines note on social media. In the last four lines, he has mentioned only Mahendra Singh Dhoni among the players and only Ravi Shastri in the coach.

He has worked as a captain under three coaches. Apart from Shastri, it includes Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid. His dispute with Kumble was quite a discussion. After this, Kumble resigned from the post of Kochid. At the same time, Dravid has recently become the head coach.

Virat Kohli via social media platform informed everyone about his decision to quit the Test captaincy as well.

“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. Everything has to come to a halt at some stage 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. I have absolute clarity in my heart and I cannot be dishonest to my team,” wrote Virat Kohli on a social media post that confirms his quit from the test captaincy.

“I 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 I 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. 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.”

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Virat Kohli2014-2022684017011
MS Dhoni2008-2014602718015
SC Ganguly2000-2005492113015
M Azharuddin1990-1999471414019
SM Gavaskar1976-19854798030
Nawab of Pataudi1962-197540919012
N Kapil Dev1983-19873447122
R Dravid2003-20072586011
SR Tendulkar1996-20002549012
BS Bedi1976-19782261105