Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has made a startling revelation that Rohit Sharma wasn’t eager to take up full time captaincy after Virat Kohli stepped down as captain throughout all codecs. The final couple of 2021 and the early 2022 was a controversial interval in Indian cricket when Kohli voluntarily stepped down because the T20I captain however was keen to proceed on the helm within the different two codecs.
However the selectors have been of the view the view that there ought to solely be one captain in white-ball cricket and swiftly introduced Rohit as ODI ansd T20I captain. The choice to take away Kohli from the helm in ODIs shocked many after which the person stepped down from Check captaincy too after India misplaced the Check sequence in South Africa. Rohit Sharma was then additionally introduced the Check captain however Ganguly who was then the BCCI President, has revealed that the previous wasn’t able to take up full time captaincy.
Ganguly needed to satisfied Rohit by some means to take up the mantle of Indian cricket at that stage with nobody in sight for the position. Nonetheless, now he’s completely satisfied that the Mumbai cricketer is scoring runs for the group upfront and main from the entrance.
“Rohit [Sharma] did not need the captaincy as a result of there was a variety of stress on taking part in all codecs – it had gone to a stage the place I instructed him you must say sure or I’ll announce your title. I’m completely satisfied he has taken it now he’s main from the entrance and also you guys can examine the outcomes,” Ganguly mentioned in an interview to Kolkata TV.
For the unversed, Rohit Sharma’s aggressive strategy on the prime has benefitted India quite a bit within the ongoing World Cup. He has scored 442 runs in eight matches up to now at a strike-rate of 122.78 with 22 sixes to his title.
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