Virat Kohli to step down as the T20 captain after the T20 World Cup

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Virat Kohli is captaining the Indian T20 team since 2017. With the immense workload of leading the team in all the 3 formats, he is stepping down as the T20 captain.
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There have been a lot of rumors since the last week about the captain of the Indian cricket team in limited-overs. After all the gossips and anticipation, the present skipper Virat Kohli took social media to announce that he is stepping down as the T20 captain after the T20 World Cup hosted in UAE.

Virat Kohli to step down as the T20 captain after the T20 World Cup | SportzPoint.com

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Virat Kohli is captaining the men in blue for a long time. He single-handedly led the team in all three formats. The workload is immense and its repercussions are quite visible in his performances. He feels that he needs some space to prepare himself to lead the ODI and the Test team and hence the decision.

Virat Kohli to step down as the T20 captain after the T20 World Cup | SportzPoint.com
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Kohli arrived at this crucial decision after a lot of discussion and contemplations with the BCCI and the Indian team’s personnel and the selectors as well. He will continue to be the captain of the Indian ODI and Test team after the T20 World Cup in October.

As a T20I captain, Kohli led the Indian team in winning 27 times in 45 T20Is so far and lost 14 times.

He announced this on his social media handles.

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