Let us tell you that the Indian cricket team will play a test series in South Africa. The next tour of the Indian cricket team will be in South Africa. For this, the team was announced by the BCCI on 8 December. The BCCI has also made it clear that there will be no Virat Kohli, but Rohit Sharma will be the captain of the Indian cricket team in the ODI format. Apart from this, Rohit Sharma has also got the team’s vice-captain in the Test format. At the same time, an interesting question is also swirling in everyone’s mind: Who will be the vice-captain in limited-overs cricket now.
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Fight For Vice-Captain
Rohit Sharma will be seen captaining in ODI and T20 cricket, which has been decided. But who will be the vice-captain of Team India in the limited-overs series? The answer will probably be in the form of KL Rahul. It is being gauged from the fact that KL Rahul was appointed as the team’s vice-captain for the limited-overs series against New Zealand. Therefore, KL Rahul may be the team’s vice-captain in the ODI series against South Africa. But let us tell you that other players are ahead in the race for vice-captaincy.
Although KL Rahul is at the forefront of the vice-captain race in limited-overs cricket, he faces tough competition from wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant. Apart from Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah also deserves this claim, but very few bowlers have got the vice-captaincy or captaincy in the history of Indian cricket. Talking about Shreyas Iyer, his claim also looks vital for the vice-captain, who is now scoring runs in all three formats.
Despite having so many good contenders, why is KL Rahul leading this vice-captaincy race? For that, we saw some records of Rahul in past matches. Rohit Sharma did not go for the limited-overs series on the tour of Australia due to injury. There, Virat Kohli was the team captain, and KL Rahul was appointed the vice-captain of India. Recently, when Virat left the captaincy of T20 cricket, KL Rahul was the team’s vice-captain in the T20 series against New Zealand after Rohit Sharma was made the captain. Based on this, we can say that KL Rahul will be appointed as the vice-captain for limited overs.
Talking about Virat Kohli, Kohli’s captaincy period has been a great story in itself. Mahendra Singh Dhoni groomed Kohli under his leadership. After some time, when he felt that the time had come, he handed over the responsibility of the white ball to him. In the next few years, King Kohli became the mighty captain of the Indian cricket team. After that, he has taken many important decisions related to the team. Then there was the Committee of Administrators constituted by the Supreme Court, which fulfilled every demand of Virat Kohli. After some time, the traditional administrators returned to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). It had very powerful secretaries and presidents who were themselves aware of successful captaincy. In the end, there was no place for two different captains for both the white-ball formats. Virat Kohli has no statement after his removal from the captaincy.