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By S Vikram | Jul 15, 2019 01:39 PM

Right from the day of India's elimination in the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup, there has been a lot of talk about the areas where the team lacked and also how it was too dependent on the batting capabilities of skipper Virat Kohli and Vice-Captain Rohit Sharma when it came to scoring runs. While this has been highlighted as a major concern in terms of scoring runs in the World Cup, reportedly, the idea of split captaincy is another factor that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is focused on.

The idea of captaincy has reportedly stuck BCCI Virat and Kohli

According to NDTV report, a board functionary had said that “Good teams start preparations immediately after one campaign ends and the biggest result of that is England winning the World Cup on Sunday. So, keeping an eye on the next campaign, India too could look at the option of having Rohit lead the team in the shorter format while Kohli continues in Tests" while speaking to IANS.

“This would be the right time for Rohit to take over the mantle of the captaincy in the 50-over format. There has been immense support to the present captain and the management and it is time to plan ahead for the next World Cup and for that the existing ideas and plans need a fresh look. We all know some areas need a relook. Rohit would be the right man for the job," added the functionary according to the reports.

It has to be remembered that Vinod Rai, head of CoA (Committee of Administrators) has claimed that a review meeting will take place to assess the performance of the team in the ICC World Cup 2019, now it looks like there are clearly more problem areas that need immediate attention, especially to put an end to all the rumors regarding captaincy. So, we would have to wait and see for more official information from the BCCI.