Virat Kohli, after yet another disappointing season as skipper of the IPL franchise RCB, decided to not only step down as captain of the franchise but also as the skipper of team India in the T20 format.
KL Rahul took over the ODI captaincy in the absence of Rohit Sharma that followed the South Africa Test series, with the latter ruled out due to injury
Rohit Sharma currently is the full-time Skipper for India for all three formats. He was given the captaincy in January this year.
For the 5 matches T20I series of South Africa’s tour of India in June, Rishabh Pant was given the opportunity to lead the side. With the last match being abandoned due to rain India drew the series 2-2.
For the 2-match T20I series of India’s Tour of Ireland in July, Hardik Pandya was announced as the Captain. India won the series 2-0.
With Rohit Sharma testing positive for Covid19 just before the rescheduled 5th Test against England pacer Jasprit Bumrah was announced as the Captain of the side.
The BCCI selection committee has named a 16-man squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against West Indies starting in later this month. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the squad with all rounder Ravindra Jadeja named as his deputy.