Virat Kohli retires as India’s T20 captain after completing the T20 World Cup.© Instagram
The ICC T20 World Cup group stage is currently underway in Oman and the UAE, but fans are waiting for the big boys of international cricket to take a central position from October 23, when the Super 12 innings begin. India to launch campaign against arch-enemies Pakistan on October 24 and play as Afghanistan, New Zealand and two qualifiers in Group 2 of the Super 12 phase. There are many expectations of the Indian team as they start as one of the favorites for the title. India won the first T20 World Cup in 2007 but have not been able to reach all the way since. They lost in the final in 2014 and perished in the semifinals in 2016.
Virat Kohli, leading the team in a T20 World Cup for the first time in this issue retires from the captaincy in this format after this event. Kohli and the Indian team are desperately waiting for a victory of the ICC tournament after losing in the final of the Champions Trophy in 2017 and then coming down in the semi-finals of the one-day match in 2019.
India last won an ICC title in 2013 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, who joined the camp as a mentor. Since Kohli took over the team in all forms, India’s victory percentage has risen significantly. But they have yet to win a global tournament, and both players and fans are craving silverware.
The former opening man of India, Gautam Gambhir, spoke about the desire of Kohli and the team while speaking on the host announcer Star Sports’ program FOLLOW THE BLUES.
“All he’s looking for is to win the T20 competition, and I’m sure the whole team will do the same, because it’s a long wait of 14 years,” said Gambhir.
“I’m sure it’s not just about Virat Kohli leading India for the last time in T20 format, but that it’s just about winning the tournament and that he’s going to be a icing on the cake as captain. , “the WT20 said in 2007. winner added.
Kohli played a crucial role in India to reach the 2014 T20 World Cup final and also the semi-finals of the 2016 event, but he is still waiting to win the only ICC-restricted title he did not win as a player.