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Former India wicketkeeper and chief selector Kiran More believes the Indian cricket team could have spilt captaincy for the three formats between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the near future.


Virat Kohli has been the captain of the Indian team across formats for several years now. Each time he has been absent, the side has been led by Rohit Sharma in limited overs matches and Ajinkya Rahane in Tests. It was under Rahane’s leadership that India won a historic Test series in Australia earlier this year.

More, who represented the Indian team for close to a decade through the 1980s and ‘90s and was the chief selector of the senior team in 2006, said Rohit could soon get the limited overs captaincy.

“I think the vision of the board drives these things. I believe Rohit Sharma will get a chance soon. Virat Kohli is a shrewd captain who played under MS Dhoni. How long he wants to captain the ODIs and T20s, he will also think. You will learn a lot more about these decisions after the England tour,” More told India TV.

England and Australia are examples of teams in international cricket who put their faith in split captaincy across formats.

More added: “It should work in India. What…

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