Just a day after the test series loss, Indian fans were forced to listen to another shocking and unexpected cricket event when Virat Kohli announced his resignation as the Indian team’s Test captain.

“It’s been 7 years of hard work, toil and relentless perseverance everyday to take the team in the right direction. I’ve done the job with absolute honesty and left nothing out there,” wrote Kohli in a social media post.

“Every thing has to come to a halt at some stage and for me as Test Captain of India, it’s now,” he added. The cricketer said that although his journey has seen many ups and downs, there was never a lack of effort from his side for the game. “I have always believed in giving my 120 percent in everything I do, and if I can’t do that, I know it’s not the right thing to do. I have absolute clarity in my heart and I cannot be dishonest to my team,” Kohli said.

“Lastly, a big thank you to MS Dhoni who believed in me as a Captain and found me to be an able individual who could take Indian Cricket forward,” he added. Following this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India thanked Kohli, calling him the team’s “most successful captain.”

Although the fans were shocked to the sudden announcement of Virat Kohli. Ex-cricketers and fans thanked Virat to his performance as a test captain. So we bring you some reactions from the fans .

Earlier, Virat had already stepped out from the T20I captaincy and ODI as well. Now it will be interesting to see who will be the new Test captain.