Rohit Sharma, the opening batsman of India, proved his captaincy skills in the highly celebrated Indian Premier League (IPL) with Mumbai Indians. Winning the tough competition thrice, the explosive cricketer boasts a win percentage of 58.65% in 104 games.
On the other hand, Virat Kohli won 47.16% of his games in the domestic T20 tournament of the country. All this generated a huge chunk of cricket pundits who are in favor of having opening batsman Rohit Sharma leading the T20I side of India.
However, president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly has no plans to adopt a split-captaincy model as he backed Virat Kohli to continue his leadership duties in the forthcoming mega-event in Australia. On being asked a question about having different captains for different formats, the former cricketer said that this doesn’t even needs to be discussed.
Ganguly further believes that India would gain a lot of match practice in the next season of the IPL. Moreover, the men in blue will have 13 more T20Is against Bangladesh, West Indies, Sri Lanka and New Zealand to finalize their preparations for the T20 World Cup.