Revealed on: Dec 23, 2021
Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar criticized the Board of Keep watch over for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly for talking out on behalf of the selectors within the topic of Virat Kohli’s sacking as ODI captain. In keeping with Vengsarkar, Ganguly had no trade talking about Kohli’s axing as it’s the selectors’ jurisdiction. The previous batter additionally criticized the BCCI for the way during which they treated the removing of Kohli
BCCI President Ganguly claimed within the media that he had in my view asked Kohli to not step down as T20 captain. At a press convention forward of India’s departure for South Africa, Kohli, alternatively, contradicted Ganguly’s declare and mentioned that he had by no means been spoken to concerning the topic. He additionally mentioned that he used to be knowledgeable about his sacking as one-day captain one and a part hours prior to the choice for Check squad on December 8.
Reacting to the talk, Vengsarkar instructed The Khaleej Occasions, “It’s very unlucky, the entire thing. I feel it will have to were treated extra professionally by way of the cricket board. The item is that Ganguly had no trade to talk on behalf of the choice committee. Ganguly is the president of BCCI. Any factor about variety or captaincy, it’s the chairman of the choice committee who will have to discuss.”
Vengsarkar additionally opined that BCCI’s method of sacking Kohli used to be unprofessional and that the Check captain would were harm by way of how issues panned out. The previous India cricketer mentioned, “Ganguly spoke about the entire thing, clearly Virat sought after to make his case transparent. I consider it will have to were between the chairman of the choice committee and the captain. A captain is chosen or got rid of by way of the choice committee, that’s no longer Ganguly’s jurisdiction in any respect.
“Sure, issues will have to alternate now. Kohli, you need to appreciate him, he has performed such a lot for the rustic, such a lot for Indian cricket. However how they handled him, it should have for sure harm him,” Vengsarkar added.
Rohit Sharma used to be appointed as the brand new one-day captain of the Indian workforce following Kohli’s removing from the publish. Kohli might be main the Check workforce within the three-match sequence in South Africa, which starts with the Boxing Day come upon on the SuperSport Park in Centurion.
–Through A Cricket Correspondent