Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan react as Virat Kohli steps down from India’s test captaincy – Times of India

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Virat Kohli recently announced his resignation as India’s Test captain, after India’s embarrassing Test series defeat against South Africa. The skipper stated that he did his job with “absolute honesty” and time was right to quit the leadership role. Several B’Town celebrities have come in support of his decision.

Bollywood celebs like Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Neha Dhupia and others have liked his post, expressing their support for the same.

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Virat penned a strongly worded statement which read, It’s been 7 years of hard work, toil and relentless perseverance everyday to take the team in the right direction. I’ve done the job with absolute honesty and left nothing out there. Every thing has to come to a halt at some stage and for me as Test Captain of’ India, it’s now. There have been many ups and also some downs along the journey, but never has there been a lack of effort or lack of belief.

He also added, “I have always believed in giving my 120 percent in everything I do, and if I can’t do that, I know it’s not the right thing to do. I have absolute clarity in my heart and I cannot be dishonest to mv team. I want to thank the BCCI for giving me the opportunity to lead my country for such a long period of time and more importantly to all the teammates who bought into the vision I had for the team from day one and never gave up in any situation.

On a closing note, Virat concluded, “You guys have made this journey so memorable and beautiful. To Ravi Bhai and the support group who were the engine behind this vehicle that moved us upwards in Test Cricket consistently, you all have played a massive role in bringing this vision to life. Lastly, a big thank you to MS Dhoni who believed in me as a Captain and found me to be an able individual who could take Indian Cricket forward.



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