Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has opined that Virat Kohli profitable the T20 World Cup 2021 would be the greatest ending he can have as a T20 captain.
The present all-format skipper of India Virat Kohli final month introduced that he might be stepping down from T20I captaincy after the upcoming T20 World Cup match in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Also just a few days later he revealed that he’ll go away the captaincy of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) too after the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
Meanwhile, the chapter of IPL captaincy didn’t finish on a great be aware for Kohli as he did not win his maiden IPL title after RCB misplaced towards Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Eliminator of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Now he might be eyeing profitable the T20 World Cup 2021 trophy in his final stint as a T20 Internationals Captain.
That Will Be Fantastic – Sunil Gavaskar On Virat Kohli Winning T20 World Cup 2021
Speaking to Star Sports on Wednesday, the Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar stated Kohli profitable World Cup might be a unbelievable ending to his captaincy tenure. He said:
“That will be fantastic. Because that will probably be the best ending he can have as captain (T20s). Playing for a franchise is one thing but playing for a country is entirely different. So winning a tournament for the country would be fantastic,”
Gavaskar giving an instance of Clive Llyod stated scripts don’t at all times go as per the plan. Notably, Clive Llyod didn’t have an excellent run within the latter levels of his captaincy profession. Sunil Gavaskar said:
“As I said earlier, these scripts are written up there (points skywards). We don’t know what these scripts are all about. Look at Clive Lloyd for example. Winning the World Cup in 1975 and 1979 and then what happens in 1983, he lost the final to India.”
“In 1985 in the Champions of Champions, again he lost. In Test cricket and one-day cricket, in the last couple of years, he didn’t win.”
“Here, it could actually be, forget what happened with RCB etcetera, here he could end lifting the World Cup trophy. That would be the most glorious end to his captaincy that one could imagine.”
Meanwhile, India has made one change within the squad forward of the T20 World Cup match including fast-bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur within the workforce in place spin bowling all-rounder Axar Patel.
India will begin their journey within the T20 World Cup with a high-profile battle towards arch-rivals Pakistan on October 24 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
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