New Delhi: The news of the dispute between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma keeps coming in the media every day. The latest case has come to the fore regarding the South Africa tour. On this important tour, it is believed that these two legendary players will not play together. The same thing happened, Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the Test series due to injury, while Virat Kohli has withdrawn his name from the ODI series. There are many discussions going on regarding these two. There is a discussion going on that these two legends do not want to play under each other's captaincy. If so, then Kohli will have to retire from ODIs and Rohit will have to retire from Tests, which will be a big setback for the team. It is expected that the estrangement between the two legends ends soon and both are seen playing together for Team India.
However, it is certain that these two players will not be seen playing together on the South African tour. Now whether it is intentional or unintentional, but this thing is true. Although both the players have never spoken openly against each other, but the news of their confrontation keeps appearing in the media from time to time. Recently, Kohli was removed from the captaincy of the ODI team and Rohit was given the command of the team in his place. Now Rohit is the captain of the Indian team in two formats (ODI and T20) and Virat is commanding the same format (Test).
Virat Kohli is not going to play the ODI series in South Africa, he has given the reason behind this, that he wants to take time out to celebrate his daughter Vamika's first birthday. Let us inform that Vamika was born on January 11 last year and Kohli is planning a holiday with his family. So he will be seen playing only in the Test series, which he is captain of. Last year, when Vamika was born, Kohli went on leave in Australia after the first Test in Adelaide, with Ajinkya Rahane captaining Team India.
What was the reason for taking away the captaincy from Kohli?
Let us tell you that after the removal of Kohli from the captaincy and the handing over of the command to Rohit Sharma, such a thing is not a good sign for Team India. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had also given the reason for the withdrawal of captaincy from Kohli. Ganguly had said that Virat was forbidden to leave the captaincy of T20, but he left. After which the selectors and the board together decided that different captains could not be kept in limited-overs cricket, so Rohit was given the captaincy of T20 and ODI.