After losing the Test series against South Africa, Virat Kohli suddenly left the captaincy of Test cricket by which everyone was so surprised. Everyone believed that Kohli had taken this decision due to the ongoing dispute with BCCI. But now, Virat Kohli himself has disclosed this and said that he had decided to leave the captaincy of his own free will.
Former Test captain Virat Kohli said that he had set some goals for himself that got completed, that is why he left the captaincy. He also said some things are more necessary for him than being a captain and will now focus on that.
Batting is more important than captaincy
According to a report, Virat said that he had set some goals for himself and when he achieved them, he decided to quit the captaincy. He also said that his role as a batsman is more important for the team than as a captain. Because of this, now he will focus only on his batting. He said, “as a captain, I have achieved everything that I wanted to, but my role as a batsman is more important and I am aware of that”.
Virat said that after becoming the captain, one of his goals was to change the culture of the team. He said that my main goal was to change the culture as there was no lack of talent in the team.
Dhoni was a leader even without being a captain
Virat Kohli gives the example of former captain MS Dhoni. He said, despite resigning from the captaincy, Dhoni was like the leader for the team. We took a lot of suggestions from him so that we can clear up our game. He also said that you don’t have to be the captain to be the leader of the team and Dhoni has proved this.