There was a ruckus in the cricket world when Virat Kohli, posting an emotional post, announced to leave the captaincy of the T20 team after the T20 World Cup. After this decision, reports came that Kohli wanted Rohit to be removed from the vice-captaincy. However, this claim backfired and he had to announce his resignation under pressure.
Now reports have come that players were not happy with Kohli’s attitude and some senior cricketers had complained to BCCI secretary Jay Shah. If reports are to be believed, Kohli has lost his respect in the team after the WTC final loss against New Zealand. . According to the newspaper Telegraph, Kohli is losing control. He has lost respect and some players are not liking his attitude. He is no longer an inspirational leader and he does not earn the respect of the players. Sometimes he doesn’t treat the players with respect.
The batsmen were a complete failure in the WTC final and the same was the case with the bowling. After this defeat, Kohli had said in the statement, ‘The players did not have that intention and spirit.’ The team players were not happy with this statement. Not only this, during the practice, Kohli also showed anger towards the coach. When the coach was advising him to bat, he got angry and said – don’t confuse me. The matter escalated even more when Kohli failed to play big innings against England. According to news agency IANS, some players within the team had complained that Kohli remains out of reach when needed in the off-field, while Dhoni’s in the field. The doors were open for the team players 24 hours a day.
The former BCCI official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said, “BCCI Secretary Jay Shah was informed about all this through people close to the team and he did not like it. Shah also consulted other officials. Some players were also being contacted and their opinion was being sought.’ He said, ‘BCCI had been planning to cut the wings of Kohli-Shastri for a long time and it started with Dhoni as mentor (about which Kohli knew). was also not there) and bringing back Ravichandran Ashwin in the T20 squad.
If Ashwin is not given a chance in the recently concluded Test series despite his experience, all these things have made the officials unhappy or angry. The former official said, ‘The plan to bring back Kumble (Kohli) With knowing the old crack), from the board showing who is the boss. Yes Laxman was also approached. But Kumble is leading only when he accepts the offer. Meanwhile, when former chief selector MSK Prasad was contacted for his views, he talked about focusing on the T20 World Cup.