While international cricket is now running in three different formats, which is allowing more match days for the top international sides, most of the cricket boards are now focusing on the split captaincy theory. The India National Cricket team, however, hasn’t opted for split teams until now. Due to this theory, each of this team now has at least two different regular captains, and the board utilises their leaderships according to the most comfortable positions in their most favourable format. However, India is not following the split captaincy theory yet.
Since early 2017, Virat Kohli is handling the captaincy of the Indian national cricket team in all the three formats. Though he has continuously led the Indian team to the successful path in each format, some experts believe that the present Indian team should follow the split captaincy theory.
Here are the three reasons why India should follow the split captaincy theory
Virat Kohli will have less pressure
There is no doubt that one of the greatest batsmen, Virat Kohli, is handling all the leadership pressure very efficiently. However, with time progress, captain Kohli is getting more and more pressurised.
Also, due to high responsibilities, it can ultimately affect in Kohli’s game, who is one of the most crucial batsmen of the present Indian team. In recent times, Kohli has also clarified that it is not easy to maintain all three formats in a quick period.
So, the split captaincy can help Kohli to become freer as it can provide enough relief for him from the continuous pressure as an Indian captain.