BCCI Secretary Jay Shah confirms Rohit Sharma as the Captain for WTC and Champions Trophy 2025

Rohit Sharma

In a significant announcement, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has thrown his weight behind Rohit Sharma, confirming that the explosive opener will continue to captain the Indian cricket team in both ODIs and Tests.

Jay Shah’s vote of confidence in Rohit Sharma’s leadership

Rohit Sharma’s leadership has been marked by consistency and tactical acumen. His calm demeanour and strategic thinking have resonated with the team, providing stability across formats.

Jay Shah expressed unwavering confidence in India’s prospects under Rohit’s captaincy. With the Champions Trophy and the ongoing World Test Championship on the horizon, this endorsement reinforces Rohit’s pivotal role.

“On November 23, after winning 10 matches, we won hearts, but we were not able to win the Cup. I said in Rajkot that on June 29 we will win hearts, win the Cup and hoist the flag in Barbados. And our captain hoisted it there,” Jay Shah said in a video shared by the BCCI.

“After this win, the upcoming ICC events — WTC final and the Champions Trophy, I am fully confident that our team, under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, will become champions,” he added.

Rohit’s track record speaks volumes. As a T20 World Cup-winning skipper, he has led from the front. His ability to marshal resources and inspire the team bodes well for India’s future campaigns.

With this decision, Indian cricket enters a new era. Rohit’s leadership style, combined with his explosive batting, promises exciting times ahead. Fans eagerly await his strategic manoeuvres and match-winning performances.

Jay Shah’s backing of Rohit Sharma reaffirms the team’s faith in his leadership. As India gears up for crucial battles, Rohit’s captaincy will be under the spotlight, and the nation hopes for more silverware under his guidance.

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