Frequent question: Why did Virat Kohli return to India?

Why did Virat Kohli go back to India?

Kohli has confirmed he will return home for the birth of his and wife Anushka Sharma’s first child. The Covid-19 pandemic means that trip will sideline cricket’s biggest drawcard from the final three Tests of the four-Test series that begins at Adelaide Oval on 17 December.

Why did Kohli return home?

Team India skipper and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday (May 5) safely reached his home in Mumbai after the suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the IPL bio-bubbles.

Why does Gautam not like Virat Kohli?

The 37-year-old mentioned that Virat is neither tactful nor shrewd as a captain. Gambhir said that Kohli hasn’t won the IPL and a captain is only as good as his record. Gambhir felt that Kohli was lucky to get a long run as the RCB skipper and he should thank the franchise for sticking to him for that long.

Is Kohli going back to India?

“At the selection committee meeting held on October 26th, 2020, Mr Virat Kohli had informed the BCCI about his plans to return to India after the first Test in Adelaide. The BCCI has granted paternity leave to the Indian captain. He will return after the first Test against Australia in Adelaide,” BCCI’s release stated.

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Who is India’s 2021 captain?

Rohit Sharma named new India T20 cricket captain. Star batsman replaces Virat Kohli as India’s cricket board announces the squad for upcoming tour by New Zealand.

Is IPL Cancelled 2021?

Following the rise in number of cases among the players as well as support staff, the decision to suspend IPL 2021 was taken unanimously by the league’s governing council and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at an emergency meeting.

Who ruined Gambhir career?

Gambhir, though, could only score 2,386 runs at an average of 30 and scored just two centuries. Thus, MS Dhoni was left with no option but to drop him from the team. Many accuse Dhoni of sacking Gambhir without a strong reason.

Will Kohli play the 4th Test?

Kohli and Pujara, who have scored 469 and 689 runs since January 2020 respectively, will likely play the fourth Test starting September 2. Kohli being the captain, it is unlikely that he or the team management will want him to sit out in the middle of a series.

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Is Virat back home?

Kohli is returning home on paternity leave to be with his wife Anushka Sharma and the rest of their family for the birth of his first child in January. Ajinkya Rahane will be leading the team in his absence.