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India Test Captain: Rohit Sharma Appointed As New Test Captain Of India


Rohit Sharma has become the new captain of the Indian Test team. He will start his career as Test captain from the Test series against Sri Lanka ( India vs Sri Lanka Test Series ). He will replace Virat Kohli. Virat had relinquished the Test captaincy after the series against South Africa. Rohit Sharma is already leading India in ODIs and T20s.

In such a situation, he has become the captain of the Indian team in all three formats. He took over the captaincy permanently in the limited-overs series against New Zealand in November 2021. However, he debuted as a permanent ODI captain in the West Indies series in February 2022. He was also the captain for the ODI series on the tour of South Africa, but then due to injury, he could not play.

India Test Captain Rohit Sharma

Chief selector Chetan Sharma announced his name as captain and the Indian team. He was also told that the board would like that the longer Rohit is the Test captain, the better. Along with them, the Indian team will also prepare new leaders.


When Chetan Sharma was asked about making Rohit Sharma the captain in the press conference, he replied that Rohit is the Test captain for now. There was no doubt about them. They want leadership to be created under them. The board will also decide that they continue to get enough rest. He adds,

Names like Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are not included in the team announced under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Also, veterans like Wriddhiman Saha and Ishant Sharma are not part of this team. Kuldeep Yadav has returned to the team after a long time. At the same time, a new face has been taken in the form of Saurabh Kumar.

Indian Team for Sri Lanka test

Rohit Sharma (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, KS Bharat, Ashwin (above fitness), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Shami, Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Saurabh Kumar.

Shubham Dubey
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