New Delhi India January 15 ANI The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI Secretary Jay Shah thanked Virat Kohli for his tremendous tenure as captain of the Indian Test team after stepping down from the post on Saturday.
Kohli decided to leave Test captaincy after India lost the three-match Test series against South Africa on Friday.
Congratulations to imVkohli on a great tenure as TeamIndia captain. Virat turned the team into a ruthless fit unit that performed admirably both in India and away. BCCI also took to their Twitter handle and congratulated Virat for taking the Indian Test team to unprecedented heights.
BCCI congratulates Team India captain imVkohli for his admirable leadership qualities that took the Test team to unprecedented heights. He led India in 68 matches and has been the most successful captain with 40 wins, said BCCI.
In the last year, Kohli had stepped down as the T 20 I captain and then was removed as the ODI leader as the selectors wanted one captain for the white-ball format.