Chopra acknowledged that Rohit may not have been capable of style the identical success if he was the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
With calls to make Rohit Sharma the limited-overs captain of India additional growing following Mumbai Indians’ triumph within the just-concluded IPL 2020, former India opener Aakash Chopra has opined in any other case. The previous cricketer-turned-commentator believes that Rohit shouldn’t be handed the captaincy of the nationwide staff due to his success in IPL.
Earlier this week, Rohit led Mumbai Indians to a document fifth IPL title. Mumbai Indians have gained 5 titles beneath Rohit’s captaincy in simply eight years. No different captain has gained IPL greater than thrice to this point. Following Mumbai’s triumph this season, a piece of the followers in addition to some former cricketers together with Gautam Gambhir opined that Rohit must be given cost of Crew India at the least within the T20 format.
Aakash Chopra disagrees with Gautam Gambhir
Aakash Chopra has disagreed with the calls to make Rohit India’s captain. He made the remark in a video shared on his Fb web page the place he answered some viewer questions. The previous cricketer began by speaking about Gambhir’s current assertion. Gambhir had mentioned that it could be a disgrace if Rohit is just not made India’s captain within the limited-overs format.
Chopra acknowledged that Rohit may not have been capable of style the identical success if he was the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore. He additionally defended Virat Kohli, saying that the RCB skipper can’t be at fault for his staff’s failures. Kohli is main RCB since 2013 however is but to win the IPL.
“Gautam Gambhir believes that it’s the nation’s misfortune if Rohit Sharma is just not made the Indian T20I captain as a result of he’s essentially the most profitable captain within the IPL. However I’ve a query that if Rohit was given the RCB staff, which is there with Kohli, will he have gained two, three or 4 out of the 5 titles MI have gained?” Aakash Chopra mentioned.
“Rohit as a captain is excellent, I like him to bits however can the Mumbai Indians’ success story be equated with India, that’s my query. Simply because Kohli’s staff doesn’t do nicely, does it imply that’s Kohli’s fault,” he added.