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Virat Kohli has also resigned from the captaincy of the Test team after the defeat in the Test series against South Africa. Kohli suddenly left the captaincy and took the entire cricket world by surprise. Virat spoke about leaving the captaincy through social media.
He said- I always want to contribute 120% in everything, if I am not able to do that then it will be wrong. I am very clear about this and I cannot be dishonest with my team.
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After Virat Kohli stepped down as captain, social media was flooded with tweets for him. From cricket fans to sports experts, everyone tweeted for him. Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer wrote – When Virat Kohli took the captaincy of the Test, then winning the Test series abroad was a success. Now if India loses, it is considered a reversal. Virat has brought the team here. This is his legacy. Congratulations Virat Kohli.
Former head coach of the team Ravi Shastri wrote – Virat, you can go with your head held high. What you have achieved as a captain has been achieved by only a few. Definitely India’s most aggressive and successful captain. Sad day for me personally because this is the team flag of India which we have made together with Virat Kohli.
Suresh Raina tweeted and wrote – I am shocked by Kohli’s decision but respect it. I can only praise what he has done for Indian cricket. He was undoubtedly the most aggressive and fit player and hopefully he will continue to shine as a player.
Virender Sehwag said on Twitter – Congratulations Virat Kohli for a wonderful Test career. Statistics don’t lie and Kohli is the best Test captain not only in India but in the world. Can be proud of you and hopefully rule the world right now with the bat.
Irfan Pathan said- Whenever there is talk of Indian cricket captains in Test cricket, Virat Kohli’s name will be there not only for the results but also for his impact as a captain.
Yusuf Pathan tweeted and wrote – I did not want to read this news, but you have done a wonderful job as a leader. Be proud of yourself Virat Kohli.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted and wrote – No fan wanted you to go like this. after the defeat. Your enthusiasm as a captain, your presence affects a lot. He always led the team by coming forward on his own and taught the team to take responsibility. We will miss you
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah tweeted – Congratulations to Virat Kohli on his wonderful captaincy stint. You made the team a fearless and fit team which used to win in and outside the country as well. Wins against Australia and England will always be special.