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BCCI Official Rejects Virat Kohli’s Statement ‘He Did not get support After Quitting Test Captaincy’

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BCCI Official Rejects Virat Kohli's Statement 'He Did not get support After Quitting Test Captaincy'

BCCI Official Rejects Virat Kohli’s Statement ‘He Did not get support After Quitting Test Captaincy’: Indian cricketer Virat Kohli seems to be getting back to his old self after an extended run of poor form.

After Pakistan’s win on Sunday. Virat’s post-match press conference has grabbed the headlines. During the media interaction , Virat dropped a bombshell by hunting that nobody out to him he stepped down from the captaincy duties in Test cricket earlier this year.

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Kohli revealed that the legendary MS Dhoni was the only one who texted him personally.

The prolific batter also stated that while many cricketers supported him publicly, no one contacted him directly to show their support.

“I can tell you one thing. When I left Test captaincy, I got a message from only one person with whom I had played earlier, and that is MS Dhoni. Many people have my number and a lot of people gave suggestions on TV. They have a lot to say but all those who had my number, no one messaged me,” Kohli was quoted as saying.

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His comments have stirred up a hornet’s nest. There were plenty of speculations regarding a rift between Kohli and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Therefore, Kohli’s recent comments have added fuel to the fire.

However, a BCCI official has dismissed Kohli’s comments and stated that the batter always had the backing of everyone on the board.

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According to a report in InsideSport, a BCCI official said, “Virat has had the backing of everyone, from his teammates to everyone at the BCCI. To say that he did not get the support, is not true. He was even granted a break to rejuvenate. Everyone at BCCI wished him on social media when he stepped down from Test captaincy. So, I don’t know what he is talking about.”

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