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Aakash Chopra discusses the best qualities of Rohit Sharma as India’s captain

By Bet Barter

July 13, 2021

Indian commentator Aakash Chopra stated that Rohit Sharma’s calculative mind is one of his best qualities as skipper of the Indian cricket team. Sharma is arguably one of the most brilliant cricketing minds in the world. The 34-year-old is undeniably the most successful captain in the history of the Indian Premier League. Sharma became the captain of Mumbai Indians back in 2013. Since then, Rohit Sharma has won an impressive 5 IPL titles with Mumbai Indians. In 123 matches as the captain of MI, Rohit Sharma has won a total of 74 matches. His win percentage as MI captain in the IPL is 58.65%.

Chopra further stated that Rohit Sharma is one of the best captains in the shortest format of the game. Under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, India’s T20I team has won 15 out of 19 matches. His win percentage in the T20I format as an Indian skipper is an impressive 79%. On the other hand, Virat Kohli’s win percentage as the captain of the Indian Team is only 65.78%. There have been quite a few occasions in which the cricket fraternity has requested that Rohit Sharma become the captain of the Indian T20I team. Former Indian cricketer feels that Rohit Sharma deserves a chance to captain India’s T20I team in the future.

Rohit Sharma gets the best out of his teammates – Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra concluded by stating that Rohit Sharma has a unique quality to get the best out of his teammates. Rohit Sharma is renowned to give limited suggestions to his teammates as a skipper. Instead, he allows players to make their own decisions. This helps his teammates to perform at their best potential.

Rohit Sharma is set to open for India against England in the 5 match Test series. The 5 match Test series between India and England is set to start from 4th August. Indian fans will expect Rohit Sharma to amass plenty of runs with the bat in the Test series against England.

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