Virat Kohli’s decision to step down as India’s T20 captain after the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates has caused a lot of controversy on social media. Many were saddened to hear the news while others believed it was a good decision. Now, actress Anushka Sharma, who is married to Virat, has reacted to the news. Anushka shared her husband’s statement on Instagram Store and added a heart emoji on top of it.
“Understanding the workload is a very important issue and considering my huge workload over the last 8-9 years playing all 3 formats and being a regular captain for the last 5-6 years, I think I need to give myself a place to fully prepare myself to lead. The Indian team in Test and ODI cricket.I have given everything to the team while I was the T20 captain and I will continue to do so for the T20 team to move forward as a batsman.
“Of course, it took a long time to reach this conclusion. After much thought and discussion with people close to me, Ravi Bhai and Rohit, who were an integral part of the leadership team, I decided to resign.” As the Twenty20 captain, I have also spoken to all the selectors, including Secretary Jay Jay Shah and BCCI President Sou Sourav Ganguly, to the best of my ability.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcomed a baby girl earlier this year. They named her Bamika.