Mumbai, The defeat of the Indian team in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2022 has created a huge uproar. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is also now in action mode. Taking a major decision on Friday night, the board removed the selection committee headed by Chetan Sharma. Along with this, Indian team captain Rohit Sharma is now on the radar, the news of taking the captaincy of the T20 international team is now coming out from him. For instance, Hardik has been made captain in Vartanam’s New Zealand tour, asking him to rest Rohit.
For some time now, many cricket legends have advised the Indian team to have split captains, i.e. different captains. Anil Kumble also talked about different teams and captains for the white ball and red ball. Perhaps this was discussed in the recent BCCI meeting in which the decision to sack Chetan Sharma was taken. According to reports, Hardik Pandya may soon be announced as the regular captain of the T20 international team as BCCI is considering split captaincy.
Ever since Hardik Pandya was made the captain of Gujarat Titans for IPL 2022, he has started to look very mature. He has become more responsible as a player and especially as a batsman. Its performance has improved a lot. Gujarat won the IPL title in the first season under his captaincy. Apart from this, he also captained New Zealand in 3 matches in international cricket. His captaincy record is 100 percent.
This year, under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, they won 2 matches against Ireland and 1 match against West Indies. Let us tell you that during the tenure of the selection committee headed by Chetan Sharma, India could not do anything special in any major tournament except the bilateral series. Not only this, the team combination could not be set, the captain also kept changing frequently. There were several reasons behind the dismissal of this selection committee. Let’s find out what were the main reasons behind it.
Even though 8 players have captained in one year, the perfect combination has not been prepared. Bad performance of the team in Asia Cup 2022 and T20 World Cup 2022. After a break of 8 months, K.L. Rahul was selected and immediately made vice-captain. Instability in the team, not accumulating players’ workloads, injuries, frequent breaks by captains and coaches. The board is still considering and it remains to be seen how soon the idea turns into a decision. After the defeat in 2nd T20 World Cup and Asia Cup, the team management will have to think differently.
Hardik seems to be the only option to do something different this time. In the same way, in the year 2007, MS Dhoni took charge of the team. Everything is good and some things are not good in the team this time. Both things are right in their place, the players of the team may appreciate the atmosphere created by Rohit-Dravid but the performance does not come that way. Now it remains to be seen what will be the final decision of BCCI.