The national selection committee on Wednesday (December 8), named Rohit Sharma as India’s ODI skipper, replacing Virat Kohli, who left the T20I captaincy after the ICC T20 World Cup.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee also decided to name Mr Rohit Sharma as the Captain of the ODI & T20I teams going forward,” read BCCI’s tweet while Test squad for the tour of South Africa.

Meanwhile, Sourav Ganguly has revealed that he informed Virat about the board’s decision to replace him with Rohit. Even Chetan Sharma, the head of the selection committee, had a word with Kohli.

As per a GQ report, there will be no change in Rohit’s salary despite being India’s captain in shorter formats. He holds an A+ contract, which is given to players representing India across formats. He is paid INR 7 crore annually.

Jasprit Bumrah and Virat Kohli are the other two players who fall in top contract category.

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