Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

West Indies’ two-time T20 World Cup-winning skipper Daren Sammy heaped praises on Indian all-format skipper Rohit Sharma and dubbed him as a ‘workforce first’ kind of chief. Following Virat Kohli’s resignation from the place after the completion of the T20 World Cup within the UAE final yr, the 35-year-old was named because the all-format captain of Crew India.

With the subsequent version of the T20 World Cup approaching, Rohit Sharma shall be in control of the Males in Blue as they try to win their first title for the reason that match’s debut in 2007. India gained the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007 underneath MS Dhoni’s captaincy, however since then they haven’t claimed an ICC title on this format.

Sammy praised Sharma for his management qualities in an interview with Vimal Kumar on the latter’s YouTube channel as he stated:

“I like the way in which he captains. That’s why Mumbai Indians have been one of the crucial profitable IPL franchises. He isn’t a ‘him-first’ however a ‘team-first’ kind of captain. When you will have a pacesetter that might inspire males, it doesn’t matter who does the job for the workforce, the workforce comes first. And Rohit Sharma comes throughout like that to me.”

It might be fascinating to see the way it goes at this yr’s World Cup in Australia: Sammy

Since taking on because the workforce’s fulltime captain, Rohit Sharma has succeeded as a skipper in T20Is. Below his management, India just lately defeated Australia in a sequence and at present holds a commanding 2-0 lead over South Africa. India has made a aware effort to be way more attacking, particularly with the bat, after their poor T20 World Cup efficiency within the UAE.

The revamped technique utilized by Crew India has obtained combined opinions. Nevertheless, Sammy supported the transfer as he added:

“You will have an app in your telephone and you must preserve updating it. After they gained, that (previous) technique was okay. However when you will have groups which are able to hitting boundaries, their probabilities of them scoring faster than you’ll at all times be there. In the event you consolidate an excessive amount of, you set your self again. And if the folks consolidating get out, then you will have two new batters coming in.”

“In the event you go onerous and attempt to put the bowlers underneath strain early, even when you lose wickets, you’re so excessive within the run-rate, you’ll be able to nonetheless consolidate. That’s what I see has modified with Rohit Sharma and India now. They’ve the personnel to really do it. It might be fascinating to see the way it goes at this yr’s World Cup in Australia,” Sammy concluded.