BCCI may announce soon that Rohit Sharma will be the captain of the Test team. According to the sources, Rohit will take over the command of the team from the home series of 2 Test matches starting from 25 February against Sri Lanka. Rohit Sharma has lots of captaincy experience in limited-overs cricket.
After Virat Kohli left the captaincy, there is speculation that who will now take over the command of the Indian Test team. During this, Jasprit Bumrah and KL Rahul also showed interest in becoming the captain, while the names of many other players also surfaced. But now BCCI has decided to put an end to all the speculations. According to a report, Rohit Sharma will be the new Test captain of the Indian team.
The announcement will be made before the west indies tour
The selection of the T20 and One Day team for next month’s limited-overs series against West Indies will be done very soon. After the meeting, the selection committee will announce Rohit’s name. Rohit will lead the team from the Test series against Sri Lanka starting from February 25.
Selectors will talk about fitness
According to the reports, the selectors will soon talk to Rohit Sharma on fitness and other issues. According to sources, there will be a lot of workload on Rohit in this. But he needs to keep himself very agile and fit to deal with the challenges. The selectors will talk to him about fitness and he will also have to work a lot on his fitness.
The selection committee will announce one of the names of Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, or KL Rahul as the vice-captains of the Test team. Pant, Bumrah, and Rahul are in competition for vice-captaincy. According to sources, the debate is not about who will be the captain, the debate is about who will be the next vice-captain as he is likely to be the upcoming captain of the Indian team.