Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Saturday picked Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma because the best captain of the Indian Premier League. Under his management, MI have turn into probably the most profitable franchise of IPL with 4 trophies in 12 seasons. Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Connected present, Gambhir stated that captaincy is all about successful trophies.
“I think it’s Rohit Sharma. He has won it four times. Captaincy is all about winning trophies,” the previous left-handed batsman stated. He additional added that Rohit might end because the event’s most profitable captain.
“He will end up being the most successful IPL captain of all time as well. He has 4 already, he may finish at 6-7 maybe under his belt,” Gambhir stated.
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Adding to Gambhir, India’s former batting coach Sanjay Bangar added: “The number of close matches that Mumbai Indians have won actually show Rohit’s success as captain,” he stated.
“The choices that he makes under pressure are good. Dhoni is backed by the result, but among the pure captaincy point of view, the smartness and decision making, I would say Rohit Sharma,” he added.
Speaking on the topic, former England captain Kevin Pietersen picked Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni as his pick. “It is very difficult to go against MS Dhoni because of what everyone expects from him. How he has lived his life. What he has been through. Captaining India and then captaining CSK. I love what Rohit Sharma does, I love what Mumbai Indians have done. But because of consistency and living up to the weight of expectation, MS Is my guy,” he stated.
Commentator Danny Morrison added: “I am looking at the vibes and inspiration and that fellow brings in and he did the same when he was in blue. I want to back that guy, I wanna be in his corner. And sometimes out of nowhere, he brings out the helicopter shot. MS takes pressure like no one else.”