Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag wanted Virat Kohli to continue being the Indian captain in Test and ODI format after the latter decided to opt-out from one format’s captaincy. However, Kohli announced ahead of the start of the T20 World cup 2021 that he will be stepping down as captain of India in T20Is after the tournament due to the personal workload.

India has missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the tournament and Kohli would have played as his last game as the Indian skipper in T20Is against Namibia. However, there have been speculations of Kohli stepping down from ODI captaincy as well and Rohit Sharma taking over as the full-time limited-overs captain.

Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag (Image Credit: Twitter)

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“I Don’t Think He Should Leave The Rest Two Format’s Captaincy” –  Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag noted that he wants Virat to continue as the skipper of the Indian side in the 50 over format and the Test format and lauded him for having some brilliant numbers in captaincy. However, he added that Kohli’s aggressiveness along with a desire to take responsibility will certainly be needed and felt it will be his personal decision in the end.

“This is Virat’s decision but I don’t think he should leave the rest two format’s captaincy. If he wants to play just as a player, it is his decision. I feel under his captaincy, India is playing good and his record as a captain is brilliant.

“He is a good player, an aggressive captain and leads from the front. I reiterate that leaving or not leaving captaincy in ODIs and Tests should be his personal decision,” Virender Sehwag told on his Facebook show.

Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli
Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli. (Photo: Twitter)

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India Should Definitely Introspect On Not Winning ICC Tournaments, Reckons Sehwag

Virender Sehwag mentioned that the reason behind India not winning ICC trophies recently should be analyzed soon at any cost and also noted that people tend to remember ICC trophies more than bilateral wins.

“I know we should support the team during bad times but it’s been a long time we haven’t won any major ICC tournament. So India should definitely introspect on it. Winning bilateral series is one thing but people only remember you if you win world tournaments consistently,” he added.

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India National Cricket Team. Image Credits: ICC

Virender Sehwag has been part of two World cup winning campaigns for India in 2007 and 2011.

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