Rohit Sharma is all set to lead the Indian team in T20 internationals after the twenty-twenty WorldCup 2021. The marquee event is scheduled to play from the next month and rumors are spreading that the present Indian captain Virat Kohli is likely to step down from the captaincy to concentrate more on his batting.
As per the sources, Virat Kohli was in talks with Rohit Sharma and the team management for the last few months and he is ready to share his captaincy load with the Indian opener Rohit Sharma. Rohit who was known for his captaincy skills with the Mumbai Indians in IPL is all set to lead India in the T20s after the current twenty-twenty Worldcup.
The Mumbai Indians captain has already proved his worth by leading his side to victory in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. He took over the captaincy from Harbhajan in 2013 and immediately proved his mettle as captain by leading MI to the victory by beating CSK in the final. From 2013 to 2020, Rohit has lead Mumbai Indians to 5 titles and took his team to the playoff 6 times in the 8 editions he captained.
Virat Kohli wants to spend more time concentrating on his batting so he is willing to share his captaincy workloads. As per the reports, It is said that Kohli will be stepping down from captaincy in the limited-overs format. Reports are spreading that Kohli will step down only from the T20 captaincy and he is set to remain as the captain for Tests and ODIs.
Rohit Sharma Captaincy records
Hitman will be expected to lead the Indian team in T20 format after the end of the T20 World Cup. It is believed that the hard-hitting batsman may lead the Indian team in ODI format later when he proves his IPL captaincy records at the international level by leading the Indian team to victories.
So far, the news is that Virat Kohli is set to step down from captaincy in limited-overs cricket after the end of the t20 World Cup. Rohit Sharma is set to be named as the Captain for the Indian team in at least T20 format.