Sourav Ganguly Reacts After Virat Kohli Gives Up Test Captaincy

The 2-1 loss to South Africa was a big setback for Team India. Considering the strength of the Test Team and the form that they were in, they should have easily defeated the weakened South African side. However, due to various reasons, India lost the series. Hence, it was certain that there would be ramifications. Although not the only reason for it, after the tournament finished, Virat Kohli has quit his Test captaincy. In this article, we take a look at how Sourav Ganguly reacted after Virat Kohli gives up Test captaincy after the South Africa series.

Virat Kohli gives up Test captaincy

India became a powerhouse in the five-day format under the leadership of Virat Kohli. Under him, India won 40 games out of the 68 Tests that the nation played. It was the best record for any Indian skipper. Most importantly, India’s perspective towards overseas Tests changed after Virat Kohli took over. India started winning games in SENA Nations consistently, some that was only an imagination before. Of course, at home, India remained almost unbeatable. All of it was a hallmark of the era in which Virat was India’s Test skipper.

Sourav Ganguly reacts to Virat’s decision

It seems that Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli are at loggerheads due to a few topics. Firstly, it is the way in which Virat Kohli was removed from the ODI captaincy. Next up, in an interview, Ganguly mentioned that he had requested Virat to reconsider his decision to quit T20I captaincy. However, a few days later, in a press conference, Virat Kohli said that he was never told not to step down from the role. Hence, after Virat made his decision of leaving Test captaincy official, many were waiting as to how Sourav Ganguly would react. The BCCI President put out a tweet a few hours after Virat made his announcement. Here is what Dada had to say:



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