According to reports, Indian captain Virat Kohli had a dispute with the selector to include Shikhar Dhawan in the ODI series against England earlier this year. Left-handed Dhawan is not favored by country selectors. However, Kohli asserted that Dawan’s position on the sidelines is “required.”
Kohli resigned as the captain of the T20I format on September 16. He said that workload management is the main reason behind major decisions. However, some sources believe that the Indian captain has a poor relationship with management.
“Much of this can be attributed to what happened during the Indian home game against England. Dhawan was not considered by the newly appointed (at the time) selection committee, even in his best form, ODI. They are considering developing for the future. Potential prospects,” The report pointed out.
“One of their main choices was the outstanding opener in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Although the player’s name was not disclosed according to reports, it is speculated that it was Prithvi Shaw or Devdutt Padikkal. However, the 32-year-old Kohli insisted that Dhawan be the Rohit Sharma. ‘S partner is on the top floor,” The report further pointed out.
“During the meeting in March, the debate became fierce. The team has been selected, but as a general consensus has not yet been reached, BCCI waited five days for the announcement. People familiar with the matter believed that this was just a one-time event and the management and Kohli had a good relationship. “ The report further pointed out.
Rohit Sharma may succeed Virat Kohli as captain of T20I
The PTI report hinted that the experienced activist Rohit Sharma will take the post of captain after the T20 World Cup. trousers, Jasprit Bumrah and KL Rahul are considering serving as deputy captains.
Since Rohit is at the end of his career, it is expected that the above trio will be sorted out before taking over. Currently, BCCI has no intention to announce the deputy captain. They are likely to wait until the end of the ICC incident.