Former Indian pacer, Chetan Sharma, has abolished claims of split captaincy in the Indian team, with Rohit Sharma being the T20 skipper. There has been a lot of talk going on in the media that suggest team India opting for a split captaincy pattern between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
Team India’s recent failures in ICC events have added fuel to the fire as many people are now opposing Virat Kohli’s leadership skills in major tournaments. Keeping in view, the ICC T20 World Cup later this year, a lot of people have now voiced the opinion of handing over the T20 captaincy to Rohit Sharma.
However, Chetan Sharma does not feel the same and believes that team India is not going to support split captaincy until at least the T20 world cup comes to a close.
Chetan Sharma Abolishes Claims Of Rohit Sharma Being The New T20 Captain
Speaking exclusively to CricketAddictor.com, Chetan Sharma said, “Rohit Sharma has never failed to impress with his performances. He is the world’s best white-ball cricketer. His captaincy, however, depends upon what the board and selectors think because I have never witnessed split captaincy in the Indian team.”
“If Virat Kohli himself refuses to lead, then it is a possibility. Looking at the T20 World Cup, I don’t think there might be a shift in captaincy until and unless the skipper himself refuses to do so,” Chetan Sharma added.
Virat Kohli Has Had An Impressive Run As The Skipper Of India
Virat Kohli has been an impressive skipper, especially in Test cricket for team India. Virat has led the Men in Blue in 55 Test matches out of which the team has won 33 games and lost 12 games. 10 games have ended in a draw, and he has a win percentage of 60 in the most extended format of the game.
Kohli has also led India in 89 ODIs so far out of which the team has gone on to win 62 matches and lost only 24 games. One game has tied during Virat’s reign, and two ended in no result. Virat Kohli has a win percentage of 71.83 as India have emerged as one of the strongest ODI teams in world cricket.
In the T20Is, Kohli has led team India in 37 games so far wherein they have won 22 games and lost 11 matches. Two games have ended in a tie, and two games have ended in No Result. Kohli has a win percentage of 65.71 in T20Is.
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