Faf du Plessis
Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson praised Royal Challengers Bangalore’s choice of appointing Faf du Plessis as their captain. (Photograph Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has appreciated the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s choice of appointing Faf du Plessis because the captain of the staff in IPL 2022 as he praised his management abilities.

The Delhi Capitals’ assistant coach additionally reckoned that RCB was one among his favorites for the title earlier than the IPL 2022 began. The 40-year-old stated that he had given a thumbs as much as the choice of appointing du Plessis as captain from proper on the time of mega auctions.

To notice, RCB has had a very good marketing campaign to date in IPL 2022, as after profitable eight matches out of 14 video games within the league stage, the staff certified into the playoffs the place they defeated KL Rahul-led Lucknow Tremendous Giants by 14 runs to get into the Qualifier 2, wherein they may tackle the Rajasthan Royals.

Faf du Plessis is a superb man and an excellent chief: Shane Watson

“Even earlier than this event began, RCB was one among my favorites due to how properly they did within the public sale and the way well-balanced their squad they have been in a position to put collectively was. Faf du Plessis, that was an awesome purchase for them,” Watson stated on the Grade Cricketer Podcast.

“As a result of realizing that Virat was going to step down, Faf was most likely was one of many solely few gamers I feel was going to do an excellent job to know how one can get the perfect out of Virat as not the captain and type of know-how to steer the franchise into the appropriate course,” Watson stated.

“It was tactically an excellent choice to get Faf concerned and lead. He is a superb man and an excellent chief. Very compassionate, caring, and empathetic man. He was all the time going to do a very good job and mix that with Kohli, Maxwell, and Hazlewood,” he additional said.