In their first main step after India’s heartbreaking semi-final exit from the T20 World Cup, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday sacked the whole Chetan Sharma-led National Selection Committee and invited contemporary functions for the submit. The different members of the committee included Sunil Joshi, Harvinder Singh and Debashish Mohanty. Moments after the massive information, followers on Twitter stuffed the social-media web site with Virat Kohli memes.
Fans recalled the whole episode that had unfolded final yr after India’s disappointing group-stage exit within the T20 World Cup following which Kohli had voluntarily stepped down from the management function in T20I cricket. A month later he was eliminated ODI captaincy which highlighted an enormous underlying rift between Kohli and the BCCI directors. Then BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had revealed that they’d requested him to rethink his determination, which Chetan had reiterated as effectively, however Kohli later contradicted it saying that he was knowledgeable simply one-and-a-half hours earlier than the selection assembly for the South Africa tour. After the Test collection in January, Kohli gave up on his Test captaincy function as effectively.
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Hence, when the information about Chetan broke, Twitter was stuffed with Kohli memes. Here are a couple of…
Once, India misplaced within the semi-final of the T20 World Cup in opposition to England final week, the writing was at all times on the wall that Chetan was on borrowed time. During his tenure, India misplaced to New Zealand within the World Test Championship remaining, did not make the knock-out stage in 2021 T20 World Cup, and didn’t make the ultimate of Asia Cup 2022 earlier than incurring one other T20 World Cup failure.
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