As legend left the captaincy now it’s time for Kohli to take the wheel of Indian cricket team.Virat Kohli who in the past ruled over 18 test matches is going to open his first match as a captain on Sunday, January 15, 2017, aired time 1330 local (2:30 pm) before three T20 matches.Dhoni, on the other hand, kept his place in both 15 men squad.There is a slight change including middle-order batsman as Yuvraj Singh will be replacing Rohit Sharma.it must be a great strategic recall of Yuvraj Singh to break the backbone of England cricket team.
The probable Indian team which will be on the field on 15 January 2017
1 Shikhar Dhawan,2 Ajinkya Rahane/ KL Rahul, 3 Virat Kohli (capt.), 4 MS Dhoni (wk), 5 Yuvraj Singh, 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Hardik Pandya, 8 Ravindra Jadeja, 9 R Ashwin/ Amit Mishra, 10 Umesh Yadav, 11 Jasprit Bumrah
The probable Team of England
1 Jason Roy, 2 Alex Hales, 3 Joe Root, 4 Jos Buttler (wk), 5 Eoin Morgan (capt), 6 Ben Stokes, 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 David Willey, 10 Adil Rashid, 11 Liam Plunkett/Liam Dawson
King Kohli or Virat Kohli the 28 years old skipper, at present, is the world number One T20 batsman and world’s second batmans in ODIs and 5 days format which brings team India on the safer side.Kohli has smashed all the previous record of himself scoring three double centuries in the last 6 months.since after his debut he has scored 7,570 runs in 176 ODIs, smashing 26 hundred and 38 half centuries with an average score card of 52.94.
Let’s see what Kohli had twitted before the announcement of his captaincy.
“Thanks for always being the leader a youngster wants to have around him. You’ll always be my captain @msdhoni Bhai.”