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‘I used to be thought-about as a failed captain’: Virat Kohli on not profitable an ICC trophy | Cricket Information

NEW DELHI: Former India skipper Virat Kohli led India in 4 ICC tournaments – Champions Trophy 2017, World Cup 2019, World Take a look at Championship 2021, and T20 World Cup 2021 – however he did not take India house on all events.
Underneath Virat’s captaincy, India reached the ultimate of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 however misplaced the ultimate to arch-rivals Pakistan by 180 runs. Within the 2019 World Cup, India misplaced within the semis (vs New Zealand). The 2021 World Take a look at Championship noticed India lose the summit conflict to New Zealand by 8 wickets.
Virat on Saturday stated that even after reaching the semifinal and finals of the ICC tournaments, he has been tipped as a “failed captain.” The Indian run machine relinquished the captaincy from all codecs final yr.
“Look, you play to win tournaments. I captained in Champions Trophy in 2017 (reached the ultimate), the 2019 World Cup (reached the semifinal), I captained in World Take a look at Championship (reached the ultimate), and T20 World Cup in 2021 (did not qualify for the knockouts). After three (4) ICC tournaments, I used to be thought-about as a failed captain,” stated Kohli on an RCB Podcast.
Kohli, who guided the India Underneath-19 group to World Cup glory in 2008, stated bringing a cultural change within the Indian cricket group will at all times be a matter of delight for him.
“I by no means judged myself from that viewpoint; what we ended up attaining as a group and as a cultural change that at all times going to be a matter of delight for me. A event occurs for a sure time period however a tradition occurs over an extended time period and for that, you want consistency for that you simply want extra characters than simply profitable a event,” he stated.
“I received a World Cup as a participant. I received the Champions Trophy as a participant. I’ve been a part of the group that has received 5 Take a look at maces. If you happen to have a look at that viewpoint there have been folks, who’ve by no means received a World Cup,” he added.

Virat additionally recalled the 2011 ODI World Cup glory when MS Dhoni led India to a title win in entrance of a jam-packed Wankhede crowd.
“To be trustworthy, I used to be fortunate sufficient to be a part of that 2011 group. And what led to my choice was additionally superb as a result of I had an incredible run of nice scores, and I ended up being with the group. Sachin Tendulkar was enjoying in his sixth World Cup, and that was the one he received. I used to be in a position to be part of the group for the primary time, and I ended up being a part of the profitable aspect,” he stated.
“I’m trying again at issues that I’m grateful for not what has gone mistaken in my profession. I’m not mad for my trophy cupboard to be full,” Virat, who has performed 106 Assessments, 271 ODIs, and 115 T20Is for India in a profession spanning 15 years scoring over 25000 worldwide runs, stated.



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