Stunning Decision : After 7 Years At The Helm , Virat Kohli Announces Resignation As Test Skipper On Twitter

After India lost the Test series to South Africa 2-1, India cricket fans were shocked to know that Virat Kohli had resigned as Test Skipper. Earlier, Kohli who stepped down as T20I skipper was later on also removed as ODI skipper  and replaced by Rohit Sharma.

“It’s been seven years of hard work, toil and relentless perseverance everyday to take the team in the right direction. I’ve done the job with absolute honesty and left nothing out there,” Kohli wrote  in his statement on Twitter .

“Everything has come to a halt at some stage and for me as Test captain of India, it’s now.

“There have been many ups and also some downs along the journey, but never has there been a lack of effort or lack of belief.”

Taking over the reins in 2014, he led India in 68 Tests, winning 40 and losing 17.

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