When the selectors of the Indian Cricket Board have announced the names of players for the Asia Cup 2018, every cricket fan was shocked to know that the name of India’s leading player Virat Kohli isn’t in the squad.
The selectors have given the responsibility to lead the Indian Cricket Team during the Asia Cup 2018 to Rohit Sharma.
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The Indian team selectors said that they keep Virat out of the squad for Asia Cup2018 because they wanted Virat Kohli to regain his physical fitness and also spend some time with the members of his family.
The Cricket Board of Indian had given the responsibility to lead the Indian Cricket Team in all the three formats of cricket to Virat Kohli in the recent time.
He leads the Indian team and played a lot of matches, after the Asia Cup 2018, he will also have to play a lot of overseas matches that is why the selectors have decided to give him some time prepare himself for the upcoming matches.
However, the board had decided to nominate Rohit Sharma as the captain of the Indian team and Shikhar Dhawan as the deputy during the Asia Cup 2018.