India currently played at the biggest platform and started the tournament as a favorite but was knocked out from the tournament. As they faced consecutive defeats with the arch-rivals Pakistan and New Zealand. After these defeats, they had a slight margin of qualifying but luck didn’t favor them and they were knocked out with a heavy heart.
This wasn’t the farewell any Indian wanted for the Skipper Kohli this was his last tournament as the leader of the side he earlier informed that he will resign from the shortest format after the world cup.
Former Skipper of the T20 side might resign from the ODI as well to concentrate on red ball Cricket and Batting
As the former skipper resigned from the captaincy the new skipper Rohit Sharma was appointed with immediate effect after the world cup. He will lead the side against New Zealand and this will be a fresh start of the New Skipper and a New Vision for the Indian team.
He is the perfect fit for the captaincy role. He has always been a wonderful leader and his records speak for themselves. In the biggest league, he has won 5 trophies for the Mumbai Indians most by any playing skipper in the league.
In a recent interview with Ravi Shastri the former coach of the Indian team, he mentioned Virat Might quit the ODI Captaincy and only focus on the red ball and his batting, as he took the Indian test team to glory after the Gabba win and Defeating England on their soil.
Ravi mentioned that “In red-ball cricket, India has been the No1 team in the world for the last 5 years under Virat Kohli. So unless he wants to give up or if he is mentally fatigued and says he wants to focus on his batting. This can happen in the near future, don’t think it will happen immediately – but it can happen,” This can happen in near future and Rohit will lead the side after that the former skipper will continue to play for the country as an experienced batsman and leader.
India to Face New Zealand with a new skipper
India announced the 16 men squad for the New Zealand tour and Rohit will lead the side. IPL star performers got a chance to represent their country young stars like Avesh Khan, Venkatesh Iyer, Ruturaj will get a chance to play for the national team. They will be delighted and Excited to play under a new skipper and the new head coach Rahul Dravid. Big names rested for this game as they have been playing continuous cricket for the past year. Hope so this new team will perform well against the new arch-rivals New Zealand