Statistics don’t lie, cricket and politics praised the ‘true champion’


The BCCI said that the BCCI congratulates Indian team captain Virat Kohli for his excellent leadership qualities. He took the Test team to unprecedented heights. He has led India in 68 matches and is the most successful captain in the country with 40 wins.

New Delhi. Following the unexpected resignation of Virat Kohli as the Test captain of the Indian team, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), cricket and political world including legendary cricketer Vivian Richards and former coach Ravi Shastri lauded his contribution to the national team as captain. . Kohli led the Indian team in 68 Test matches, out of which 40 found success in the team. He is India’s most successful captain in Tests. BCCI wrote on Twitter, “The BCCI congratulates the Captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli, for his excellent leadership qualities. He took the Test team to unprecedented heights. He has led India in 68 matches and is the most successful captain in the country with 40 wins.

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West Indies’ Vivian Richards, one of the greatest players of this game, wrote, “Congratulations Kohli on a great performance as Indian captain. You can be very proud of what you have achieved so far. You will surely be named among the best captains of world cricket.” As a batsman, Kohli has often been compared to Richards. Sharing his picture with him, Ravi Shastri, who coached the Indian team for a long time during Kohli’s captaincy, wrote, “Virat, you can proudly hold your head high. Few people can achieve what you have as a captain. Definitely India’s most aggressive and successful captain. A sad day for me personally because we have made this Team India together.

Jay Shah, Secretary of the Board, said, “Congratulations to Virat Kohli on a wonderful stint as the captain of the Indian team. Virat transformed the team into a fit unit which performed admirably both in India and outside. Winning Tests in Australia and England is special.” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wrote on Twitter, “Dear Virat Kohli, you have been showered with so much love by millions of cricket fans over the years. They will support you in this situation as well. And best of luck for the innings ahead.” Mohammad Azharuddin, who captained the Indian team for a long time, wrote on Twitter, “It is always an honor to lead an Indian team that continues to grow and the decision to step down is an emotional moment. Virat Kohli, you have had a good journey as captain. ,

Former veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh wrote on Twitter, “It has been a remarkable journey ‘King Kohli’, what you have done very few people have been able to achieve. You gave your all (to the game) and played like a true champion every time. You get stronger as you move forward.” Former opener Virender Sehwag tweeted, “Many congratulations to Virat Kohli for a wonderful career as India’s Test captain. Stats don’t lie and he was not only the most successful Indian Test captain but also one of the most successful captains in the world. You can be very proud. Kohli is now looking forward to seeing your dominance with the bat.”

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Former teammate Suresh Raina tweeted, “I am also shocked by this sudden decision by Kohli, I respect his decision. I can appreciate him for what he has done for world cricket and India.” . He is one of the most aggressive and fit players in India. Hope he continues to shine for India as a player. Former Indian team wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel wrote, “Virat Kohli has been the most successful Test captain for India and he can be proud of his achievements. Congratulations on a wonderful innings as captain.” Irfan Pathan wrote on Twitter, “Whenever it comes to Indian cricket captains in Test cricket, Kohli’s name will be remembered not only for the results, but for his impact as captain. Will be remembered. Thanks Virat Kohli.

Kohli’s Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore wrote on Twitter that you have been an inspirational and outstanding captain. Thank you for taking Indian cricket forward. Thanks for the wonderful memories. You will always be our ‘Captain Kohli’.

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