Hardik Pandya : After the defeat in the T20 World Cup 2022, a big change was being expected in Indian cricket. Steps have been taken to change the way T20 cricket is played. Team India reached New Zealand after the World Cup. Where under the leadership of Hardik Pandya, the series was named 1-0. Now there are indications that only Hardik Pandya will be the captain of Team India in the T20 format.
Hardik Pandya captaincy demand after World Cup
Ever since the World Cup, there was a demand that senior players should be dropped from the T20 format. These include names like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Along with this, there was a demand to hand over the command to Hardik Pandya, who had recently won the Indian Premier League for his team.
BCCI started preparations
According to a report by Inside Sport, the BCCI has now started taking steps in this direction. The report claimed that the top BCCI official has spoken to the current captain Rohit Sharma for the future plan of the T20 format and he is ready to relinquish the captaincy of the T20 format. So that the focus can be on ODI and Test captaincy.
Hardik Pandya will be crowned soon
It has been claimed that as soon as the new selection committee is announced, Hardik Pandya will be crowned in the T20 format. A source associated with the BCCI says that Rohit Sharma can still do a lot for Indian cricket. But he still has a lot on his plate. In such a situation it is necessary to lighten the burden, as well as the factor of age is also added.
Significantly, Team India is now moving ahead according to the T20 World Cup 2024. This is the reason that when the young team led by Pandya reached New Zealand tour. Then everyone’s performance was monitored. In such a situation, it will not be surprising that in a few days Team India will play under the leadership of two captains. In which T20 will be commanded by Hardik Pandya while Rohit Sharma will take over the captaincy of ODIs and Tests.