IND vs SA: “He Is A Crew-First Sort Of Captain” – Daren Sammy Hails Crew India Skipper Rohit Sharma

Daren Sammy and Rohit Sharma. PC- Twitter

Rohit Sharma took over from Virat Kohli as India’s captain after the T20 World Cup 2021 in white-ball cricket and since then, India has not misplaced a T20I sequence in his captaincy to date. This led to two-time T20 World Cup profitable captain Daren Sammy hailing him as a “team-first” kind of captain.

Rohit will likely be on the helm in Australia as India look to win their first T20 World Cup for the reason that inaugural version in 2007. India has gained greater than 30 matches this yr in 2020, a world file, and in addition greater than 10 bilateral sequence as effectively in his captaincy, together with in opposition to West Indies, New Zealand, Si Lanka, England, Australia, and now South Africa.

Hailing the star batter for his management abilities, Sammy informed journalist Vimal Kumar in an interview on the latter’s YouTube channel:

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Picture: BCCI)

“I really like the best way he captains. That’s why Mumbai Indians have been one of the vital profitable IPL franchises. He isn’t a ‘him-first’ however a ‘team-first’ kind of captain. When you have got a pacesetter that might encourage 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.”

Below him, India not too long ago registered a sequence win over Australia and have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in opposition to South Africa, which is their first win in T20I sequence in opposition to Proteas at residence.

Would Be Fascinating To See India’s Aggressive Method In Australia: Daren Sammy

India have made a aware effort to be much more aggressive, particularly with the bat after their dismal outing within the T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE. Captain Rohit Sharma himself has taken the lead and went after the bowling proper from the primary ball.

There have been combined reactions to Crew India’s modified method. Sammy, nonetheless, backed Rohit and Co. He defined:

“You could have an app in your cellphone and you must maintain updating it. After they gained, that (outdated) methodology was okay. However when you have got groups which can be able to hitting boundaries, their probabilities of them scoring faster than you’ll at all times be there. Should you consolidate an excessive amount of, you set your self again. And if the folks consolidating get out, then you have got two new batters coming in.

Arshdeep Singh and Rohit Sharma
Arshdeep Singh and Rohit Sharma (Picture Credit: Twitter)

Should you go exhausting and attempt to put the bowlers underneath stress early, even when you lose wickets, you might be so excessive within the run-rate, you possibly can 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.”

India will start their T20 World Cup 2022 marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan in October 23 in MCG.

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