The second match of the four-Test series being played between India and England will be played at the M Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai from 13 February. England team had beaten the Indian team by 227 runs in the first Test match. This was the fourth consecutive defeat of Virat Kohli as a Test captain, after which his captaincy is being questioned. Many former cricketers have described Ajinkya Rahane as a better captain than Kohli. Meanwhile, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has come out in support of Virat Kohli for the captaincy and has advised not to discuss it too much.
In his blog for Betway, Kevin Pietersen said, “I certainly don’t expect things to change, but it is almost impossible to stay away from the ongoing debate over Team India’s Test captaincy.” Virat Kohli has lost four consecutive Test matches as captain and on the other hand, Ajinkya Rahane has led the team to victory in the Famous Test Series against Australia. On social media, on every radio station, on every TV channel, there is a very deep conversation about what will happen. It is a very difficult task to captain your country and it is unfortunate that this is the nature of the Beast.
The former England batsman said, ‘This is another way of diverting attention, which Virat Kohli does not need, but he obviously has the power to win his team in the second Test match and all these things came to an end. Can. ‘ Under Kohli’s captaincy, Team India lost the Test series 2–0 to New Zealand, followed by an embarrassing defeat for the team under Kohli in Adelaide.