It Has Been Made Keeping Future Roadmap In Mind: Ganguly On Kohli’s Decision

Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly said that Virat Kohli’s decision to step down as T20 International skipper has been made keeping in mind the roadmap of Indian cricket.

In Instagram and Twitter posts, Kohli announced on Thursday that he will be stepping down as India T20I captain following the T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman.

Ganguly praised Kohli via a statement for his contribution to the Indian cricket team as captain across all formats. He said that he hopes the right-handed batsman continues to score runs for the team.

“Virat has been a true asset for Indian Cricket and has led with aplomb. He is one of the most successful captains in all the formats. The decision has been made keeping in mind the future roadmap,” Ganguly said via a BCCI press release.

“We thank Virat for his tremendous performance as the T20I Captain. We wish him all the best for the upcoming World Cup and beyond and hope that he continues to score plenty of runs for India,” the BCCI supremo added.

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