‘Jo hume aadat Virat Kohli ne…’: Ex-selector points out big issue with Rohit Sharma’s captaincy (file picture)
Team India was criticized for his or her poor efficiency within the WTC Final towards Australia. The crew was defeated by 209 runs on the Oval. After the Test Series defeat, many additionally questioned the captaincy of Rohit Sharma who led the crew.
Now, former India selector Sarandeep Singh has pointed out a number of causes behind India’s loss within the essential sequence. Singh stated that the incorrect Playing XI choice was one of many causes behind the loss, including that, “Had Ravichandran Ashwin been there, maybe this wouldn’t have been the story.”
He additionally pointed out the issue with Rohit Sharma’s captaincy. “A little laxity was evident in captaincy. Virat Kohli has made us habitual of seeing aggression in captaincy, of pulling up the team if it sinks. But Rohit Sharma is totally different,” he stated.
Singh additionally stated that senior gamers do not click on collectively relating to big matches. “They play well in league matches but when it comes to knockouts, we falter there..,” he added. Meanwhile, there isn’t a imminent risk to Rohit Sharma’s Test captaincy. However, he might want to rake up some vital numbers in West Indies to forestall a query mark over his management within the conventional format.
WATCH | Former India selector Sarandeep Singh says, “We are all sad that we lost the WTC Final. But was the reason behind the loss? Not Rohit Sharma. First, the wrong Playing XI was chosen…Had Ravichandran Ashwin been there, maybe this wouldn’t have been the story, maybe we… pic.twitter.com/QCjvGtwzcy
— ANI (@ANI) June 13, 2023
Rohit will lead Indian within the two-Test sequence within the West Indies which is able to start on July 12. However, the BCCI brass and the nationwide choice committee will likely be underneath strain to take a troublesome name if he fails to notch up no less than one big knock both at Dominica or at Port of Spain in the course of the second Test (July 20-24).
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