Gautam Gambhir slams RCB great for criticising Hardik Pandya’s captaincy


Gautam Gambhir expressed his dissatisfaction with the numerous criticism directed in direction of Hardik.

Indian cricket staff all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been below scrutiny for his efficiency because the captain of Mumbai Indians within the ongoing IPL 2024. The resolution made by the MI administration to nominate him as captain as an alternative of Rohit Sharma was met with criticism from some followers. The scenario worsened as Mumbai Indians solely managed to win 4 out of their 13 matches within the competitors. Hardik’s management skills had been questioned, with former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen and former South Africa and Royal Challengers Bengaluru star AB De Villiers additionally sharing their opinions on the matter.

Former India batsman and present Kolkata Knight Riders mentor Gautam Gambhir expressed his dissatisfaction with the numerous criticism directed in direction of Hardik. He additionally commented on the data of AB de Villiers and Kevin Pietersen as captains, stating that they don’t seem to be notably spectacular. Gambhir particularly highlighted De Villiers’ incapability to safe an IPL title with RCB, noting that apart from his particular person performances, he has not achieved a lot within the IPL.

“What was their own performance like when they were the captain? I don’t think, be it Kevin Pietersen or AB de Villiers, they had any performance in their career with leadership. Nothing. If you pick and see their records, I think they are worse than any other leader. I don’t think AB de Villiers has achieved anything in the IPL apart from his own scores. I don’t think he has achieved anything from a team’s point of view, Hardik Pandya is still an IPL-winning captain. So you should only compare oranges to oranges. Not apple to oranges,” Gambhir stated in an interplay with Sportskeeda.

Kolkata Knight Riders have clinched the primary spot within the IPL 2024 playoffs, setting a excessive commonplace for the competitors. Meanwhile, RCB are nonetheless vying for a high 4 end. To safe their place, the Bengaluru facet should emerge victorious of their remaining league recreation in opposition to Chennai Super Kings. Additionally, they have to depend on favorable outcomes in different matches to maintain their playoff hopes alive.

Also learn| IPL 2024: How RCB and CSK can qualify for playoffs?

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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