Mahendra Shing Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Photo Source: PTI
Breaking news for Indian cricket team. After Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s surprise declaration to step down from limited over captaincy, test captain Virat Kohli is going to be new captain. Selectors of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) going to declare Kohli’s name before Friday toss against England.
Even Kohli haven’t any problem to take over the responsibility of captain. Just for England series Kohli will lead the India team in ODI and T-20 matches. Then he might get the official declaration for captain in three side of Indian national cricket team.
Not only the captain issue. Team India is facing problem to make their squads against England in ODI and T-20 matches. Here, injury making the team nervous.
The key spinner of India, Ravichandran Ashwin who cited an injury after the conclusion of the 4-0 Test drubbing of England and has not played in Ranji Trophy for his state team Tamil Nadu. National team will going to miss him in ODI series. Here, Jayant Yadav could be the option. But he was ruled out of the last Test of the series against England due to an injury.
Two batsman Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane; have been ruled out with injuries, which may give a chance to Shikhar Dhawan, if he’s declared fit, to open the innings with K L Rahul, unless the selectors spring a total surprise and bring in a newcomer.