Goodwill Important: Syed Kirmani on Virat Kohli-Sourav Ganguly Controversy | Cricket News – Times of India

Bengaluru: Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Syed Kirmani Said on Sunday that both should show harmony Virat Kohli And this BCCI Top management to put an end to whatever issues have emerged since the removal of Kohli as ODI captain.
Rohit Sharma Kohli was replaced as the ODI captain, and different versions have been put forward by Kohli and the BCCI president since then. Sourav GangulyDue to which a period of speculation has started among fans and pundits.
“It is important to be in harmony with each other, it is important to communicate before taking important decisions. Ego plays a huge role in a person’s life. This should not happen. Kohli is a powerful player. The selection committee and BCCI President They have power, it is important to have harmony to resolve all issues,” Kirmani told ANI.

A day after Kohli was removed as the ODI captain, Ganguly had told ANI that he had actually spoken to Virat about the change of leadership, adding that he also requested Virat not to give up the T20I captaincy. did.
“It is a call that the BCCI and the selectors took together. Actually, the BCCI did not request Virat to step down as T20I captain, but obviously he did not agree. And the selectors then made two separate requests. It didn’t feel right to have captains in two white-ball formats,” Ganguly had told ANI.
“So it was decided that Virat will continue as Test captain and Rohit will take over as white-ball captain. I spoke personally to Virat Kohli as (BCCI) president and also as chairman of selectors Spoke to them.” BCCI President added.

However, Virat Kohli held a press conference and refuted Ganguly saying that he was never asked to give up the T20I captaincy.
“Whatever was said about the talks that took place during the decision was wrong. I was contacted one and a half hours before the selection meeting. For the Test series (in South Africa),” Kohli said. Answering a question from ANI during the virtual press conference.

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