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Twitter Wants Ajinkya Rahane Back As Captain After Virat Kohli Loses 4th Straight Game

This was Virat Kohli's fourth straight loss as Team India's Test skipper.

Virat Kohli did not have a good return as the test captain of India as they lost the first Test against England in Chennai. Meanwhile, there are talks on Twitter of reappointing Ajinkya Rahane back as the Test captain of India after yet another defeat. Rahane led India to a memorable Test series win as skipper and is yet to lose a Test match as captain. Meanwhile, Rahane, the batsman did not have a good outing in the first Test scoring 1 and 0 in the two innings. 

While Ajinkya Rahane was criticised for failing with the bat, Kohli backed his deputy to the hilt saying that he is an impact player and that he will surely deliver in the next Test. 

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“Ajinkya Rahane is, I have said this many times in the past as well, along with Cheteshwar Pujara is our most important Test batsman and he is going to continue to be. We believe in his abilities, we have believed in his abilities for a long time now. He is an impact player” said Virat Kohli.

Meanwhile, Virat Kohli lost his fourth straight Test match as the skipper, which is his longest losing streak in Test cricket. he lost the first two tests against New Zealand in early 2020. He then lost the first Test against Australia in Adelaide in December last year and the first test in Chennai against England.  

India’s last four Tests under Virat Kohli:

Lost by 10 wickets against New Zealand

Lost by seven wickets against New Zealand
Lost by eight wickets against Australia
Lost by 227 runs against England

Ajinkya Rahane, on the other hand,  has had a string of low scores ever since scoring his match-winning ton in the MCG Test against Australia. He has scored 4, 22, 24, 37, 1 and 0 in the longest format of the game in his last six innings.

Bring Ajinkya Rahane Back As Test Skipper, Says Twitter

The last Test India won under Virat Kohli was against Bangladesh in November 2019 in Kolkata. That was India’s maiden Pink-Ball Test.

Also Read: Virat Kohli Backs Ajinkya Rahane Despite Failing in Chennai Against England

Anshuman Roy

A cricket and sports enthusiast having previously worked with Cricwizz, Circle of Cricket, Times Now, The Quint and now with Cricfit.
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