BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has lauded Virat Kohli for taking the staff ahead in all varieties of cricket right through his stint as India skipper however mentioned his choice to hand over Take a look at captaincy used to be a non-public one.
Kohli on Saturday ended his seven-year reign as India’s maximum a success Take a look at captain, an afternoon after an surprising 1-2 collection loss in opposition to South Africa.
Beneath Kohli, India received 40 out of 68 Assessments with memorable collection wins in England and Australia being the spotlight.
“Beneath Virat’s management Indian cricket has made speedy strides in all codecs of the sport ..his choice is a non-public one and bcci respects it immensely ..he’s going to be the most important member to take this staff to more moderen heights at some point. A perfect participant. smartly finished .. @BCCI @imVkohli,” Ganguly tweeted.
Whilst Kohli is India’s maximum a success Take a look at skipper, MS Dhoni is 2nd within the checklist with 27 victories in 60 video games and Ganguly comes 3rd with 21 wins.
Kohli additionally ranks fourth within the checklist of maximum victories as Take a look at captain at the back of South Africa’s Graeme Smith (53) and Australian duo of Ricky Ponting (48) and Steve Waugh (41).
Kohli, who used to be given the reins of the Take a look at aspect again in 2014 when Dhoni stepped down in the course of the collection in opposition to Australia, made the announcement within the backdrop of his irritating family members with the BCCI which got rid of him as ODI captain after the superstar batter himself determined to go away T20 captaincy.
A large controversy had erupted when BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and leader selector contradicted Kohli’s claims that that he used to be now not requested to stick again as T20 captain.