While the Indian cricket board will not be in any hurry to call a successor now, Rohit, IPL’s most profitable captain, is prone to be elevated as India’s Twenty20 skipper
Opener Rohit Sharma has demonstrated his management qualities within the Indian Premier League (IPL) and is an apparent option to succeed Virat Kohli as India’s Twenty20 captain, in accordance with a number of former gamers.
Kohli, who has led India throughout codecs, has determined to relinquish Twenty20 captaincy after the 20-overs World Cup scheduled within the United Arab Emirates and Oman from October 17.
Kohli has a 27-14 win-loss ratio as India’s Twenty20 captain, whereas his Royal Challengers Bangalore crew proceed to chase their maiden IPL title.
While the Indian cricket board will not be in any hurry to call a successor now, Rohit, IPL’s most profitable captain, is prone to be elevated as India’s Twenty20 skipper.
For former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar, it’s a no-brainer.
“Rohit deserves to be India’s next T20 captain because he has done well whenever he’s been given an opportunity to lead India,” Vengsarkar advised Times of India newspaper on September 17.
“In 2018, India won the Asia Cup under his captaincy. Beside that, he’s been an exceptional captain for the Mumbai Indians, having led them to five IPL titles.”
Former participant Sandeep Patil additionally backed IPL’s most profitable captain for the job.
“Rohit has proved his mettle,” Patil, a part of India’s 1983 World Cup profitable squad, advised the identical newspaper.
Kohli cited his “immense” workload as the explanation behind his choice however Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly stated the choice was made “keeping in mind the future roadmap.”
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar stated whereas Rohit was one of the best man to steer in 20-overs cricket, India ought to groom Okay.L. Rahul, who leads Kings XI Punjab in IPL, as a future white-ball captain.
“It’s important to think ahead,” Gavaskar advised Sports Tak programme.
“He has been performing well in IPL and 50-overs cricket as well at the international stage. He can be made vice-captain,” added the previous batting nice.