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Rohit Sharma will now be the captain of the Test team after ODI and T20. BCCI has returned to the one captain policy in all three formats. The seal on Rohit’s name may take place next week. During this, the team will also be selected for the Test series against Sri Lanka.
A BCCI official told the website Inside Sports that selectors, players, coaches all want Rohit Sharma to become the captain. He said that the official announcement of Rohit’s appointment as the Test captain would be made after the selection of the team for the series against Sri Lanka next week.
Let us tell you that after the recent South Africa Test series, Virat Kohli left the captaincy. After this, no player has been made the Test captain of Team India so far.
The series will start from February 24
BCCI has announced the schedule of T20 and Test series to be held between Team India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The tour of Sri Lankan team will start from February 24. The two-match Test series will start in Mohali from March 4. Former captain Virat Kohli will play his 100th Test match in Mohali. Rohit will be their captain in this match. The first T20 match of the series will be played in Lucknow. The T20 series will start from February 24.
Team India beat West Indies under Rohit’s captaincy
Team India is currently playing a series against West Indies. In the 3-match ODI series, the Indian team performed amazingly and won the series 3-0. Under Rohit’s captaincy, India made a clean sweep in ODIs against West Indies for the first time in 39 years.
The T20 series between the two teams is going to start from 16 February. T20 World Cup is also to be played this year. In such a situation, the T20 series against Sri Lanka and West Indies is considered very important.