Virat Kohli ended his tenure as India’s T20I captain with a 9-wicket win over Namibia of their ultimate T20 World Cup recreation in Dubai on Monday.
Virat Kohli had taken over India’s T20 captaincy from MS Dhoni in 2017 (AP Photo)
- India (136/1) beat Namibia (132/8) by 9 wickets of their final T20 World Cup match
- Virat Kohli ended his T20I captaincy profession with 30 wins and 16 losses from 50 video games
- Kohli can also be the second behind Australia’s Aaron Finch on the record of most runs by captains in T20I
Virat Kohli on Monday ended his tenure as the captain of India’s T20 worldwide crew with 30 wins in 5 years with Namibia being the newest aspect to go down in opposition to the Men in Blue on the ICC T20 World Cup in Dubai.
Kohli was India’s second most successful skipper within the shortest format after Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who left the mantle in 2016 after stepping down as the white-ball captain.
Kohli ends his T20I captaincy profession with 30 wins and 16 losses from 50 video games. He can also be the second behind Australia’s Aaron Finch on the record of most runs by captains in T20I cricket with 1570 runs from 47 innings at a mean of 47.57 which incorporates 13 half-centuries.
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But all of the batting and captaincy data apart, the truth that will harm Virat Kohli essentially the most could be the shortage of ICC titles below his management.
The T20 World Cup 2021 offered the final probability for Kohli to clinch an ICC title within the format as captain however sadly, India did not make the knockouts of the event for the primary time because the 2012 version after crashing out within the Super 12s.
The heavy defeats in opposition to Pakistan (10 wickets) and New Zealand (8 wickets) final month massively harm India’s probabilities essentially the most on this event.
Even although Kohli managed to encourage his crew to victory of their subsequent two matches in opposition to Afghanistan and Scotland to maintain the crew’s slim possibilities of reaching the semifinals alive, it wasn’t sufficient to maintain them within the competitors as New Zealand’s win over Afghanistan dashed all their hopes of advancing to the semis.
Kohli nonetheless, will bow out on a excessive notice as they beat the Namibians of their ultimate match of this marketing campaign by 9 wickets to complete third in Group 2.
His deputy is the most-likely candidate to take over the reigns from the house collection in opposition to New Zealand subsequent week whereas Kohli will swap his captaincy focus in direction of the one-day internationals and Tests, the place he’ll nonetheless be eyeing his first main trophy.
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