Rohit Sharma Advocates for Virat Kohli’s Inclusion in India’s T20 World Cup Squad: Kirti Azad

Reported by Harsh Kumar

In a recent development amid swirling speculations, former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad has shed light on the status of Virat Kohli‘s participation in the upcoming T20 World Cup. Contrary to earlier reports suggesting Kohli’s possible omission, Azad’s insights offer a different narrative.

Azad’s remarks, shared on the microblogging platform ‘X,’ underscore the pivotal role played by captain Rohit Sharma in advocating for Kohli’s presence in the squad. Rohit Sharma, unequivocally, conveyed to BCCI Secretary Jay Shah the imperative need for Kohli’s inclusion, emphasizing his indispensability to the team’s composition.


Addressing the speculative chatter surrounding Kohli’s form in the T20 format, Azad urges restraint, cautioning against unwarranted interference in the selection process. He hints at the challenges faced by Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar in reaching a consensus, signaling a degree of uncertainty in the decision-making process.

Azad’s disclosure offers clarity and reassurance to fans, dispelling doubts about Kohli’s T20 World Cup participation. With an official announcement anticipated ahead of the team selection, Kohli’s return to action for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL adds to the anticipation surrounding his forthcoming performances.

As the cricketing world awaits the official confirmation, Rohit Sharma’s unwavering support for Kohli underscores the camaraderie and unity within the Indian cricket fraternity, setting the stage for an exciting T20 World Cup campaign.

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