Rohit Sharma’s thoughts on Virat Kohli:
- Rohit Sharma was named the captain of India’s limited-overs on the 8th of December.
- Kohli was India’s permanent white-ball captain since the beginning of January 2017.
- Kohli was forced to step down as T20 captain following his participation in the T20 World Cup.
India’s new captain of limited-overs, Rohit Sharma, claimed that his father, Virat Kohli’s had placed the team in an environment where there’s no way back.
Rohit stated that Kohli always was the leader every time they entered the field and is eager to play with the 33-year old in the coming years.
“He has put the team in a situation where there is no looking back. Those five years that he led the team, he led from the front every time weontoped on to the park.
There was clear grit and determination to win every game. That was the message to the entire squad,” Rohit stated in a video posted to the BCCI’s official site. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Rohit was Kohli’s vice-captain for limited-overs for the duration of his captaincy, which was commenced in a full-time position in January of 2017 following MS Dhoni stepping down from the post.
With 4906 runs over 84 games, at an average of 64.55, They have created one of the top ODI teams ever and are India’s second-most successful ODI team batting following Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan.
“We had a great time playing under him. I have played a lot of cricket with him and enjoyed every moment, and I will continue to do that. We need to keep getting better as a team and as individuals, and that will be the focus for not just me but the entire squad moving forward,” Rohit said. Rohit.