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Former captain Virat Kohli tells the reason for leaving Test captaincy in an interview

Indian Former captain Virat Kohli had said goodbye to the captaincy of all formats of cricket after the defeat in the three-match Test series against South Africa.

After this, many big luminaries expressed surprise at his decision. The fans were also quite surprised by this sudden decision taken by him.

Earlier, he was stripped of the ODI captaincy in December 2021.

On which there has been constant rhetoric. Now Virat Kohli himself has revealed why he did not want to remain the captain.

Former Captain Virat Kohli expresses their views on the retirement of test captaincy

Virat Kohli, the former captain of the Indian team, had said goodbye to the captaincy of all formats after the defeat in the three-match Test series against the South Africa team.

Many big luminaries expressed surprise at his decision. The fans were also quite surprised by this sudden decision taken by him.

Virat Kohli even believed that his role as a batsman is more important than leading a team. This is the big reason why he left the captaincy. During the fireside chat, he said,

“I achieved what I wanted as a captain. I think my role as a batsman is more important. You don’t need to be the captain to be the leader of the team.

Talking about the captaincy, the right-handed batsman of Team India said,

“When I became the captain, my main goal was to change the culture of the team. Because there was no dearth of skills in India. There is hardly any country in the world that has so many skilled players as there are skilled players in India

Former captain Virat Kohli, Dhoni, and other captains stats

Earlier, he was stripped of the ODI captaincy in December 2021. On which there has been constant rhetoric. Now Virat Kohli himself has revealed why he did not want to remain the captain.

Let us tell you that after Dhoni resigned from the captaincy, Virat Kohli was made the captain of all three formats. However, now he has resigned from hosting all three formats.

If we talk about former captains’ stats then.

Virat Kohli total plays 68 matches and won 40 matches, lost 17, 11 matches are draw and win% is 59%.

MS Dhoni total plays 6 matches and won 27matches, lost 28, 15 matches are draw and win% is 45%.

Sourav Ganguly total plays 49 matches and won 21 matches, lost 13, 15 matches are draw and win% is 43%.

Mohammad Azharuddin total plays 47 matches and won 14 matches, lost 14, 19 matches are draw and win% is 30%.

Sunil Gavaskar total plays 47 matches and won 9 matches, lost 8, 30 matches are draw and win% is 19%.