Kohli recommended selectors to remove Rohit Sharma as vice-captain: Reports

The administrating of workload and the better health of the Indian team is what has led Captain Kohli to this decision

Since Virat Kohli has decided to step down from his post as T20 captain of India on Thursday evening after the upcoming World Cup, there have been several speculations on why he has stepped down.
 
The administrating of workload and the better health of the Indian team is what has led Captain Kohli to this decision.
 
PTI reported that Virat Kohli had recently gone to the selection committee with a suggestion to remove Rohit Sharma as the vice-captain of the ODI team as he is 34.
 
Virat Kohli, at 32, had also argued that KL Rahul should be looked at for that position for the long-term prospect and Rishabh Pant as his deputy in T20.
 
Though the report does not revealed any names and cited as a board official saying, “This didn’t go down well with the Board which believes that Kohli doesn’t want an actual successor."
 
The report does not further intricated on the claim.
 
Although, when Virat Kohli made his  announcement of stepping down on Thursday, he named Rohit Sharma along with Ravi Shastri as persons whom he had discussed his decision with.
 
Several anticipations were made up of a rift between Kohli and Sharma have been hovering around for a while even though the team management always insisted that both the superstars are on the same page.
 
Moreover, Kohli has appreciated Sharma as part of the leadership group in his note on captaincy.
 
Still that has not convinced persons regarding the power struggle in the Indian cricket setup.
 
The Indian cricket team will be led by Virat Kohli at the T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman in October-November with Mahendra Singh Dhoni joining the side as a mentor.

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