Virat Kohli and Ricky Ponting are pretty similar when it comes to captaincy: Brett Lee

In keeping with the veteran pacer, Virat Kohli and Ricky Ponting have all the time deployed a daring mindset.

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Brett Lee. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Former Australian quick bowler Brett Lee believes that Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s captaincy type is much like Ricky Ponting. Lee, who is thought for his aggressive quick bowling, performed a serious a part of his profession beneath Tasmanian. Ponting, arguably, the best Australian batsman after Don Bradman is called an exceptional chief too. The three-time World Cup winner is famend for his ‘lead from the entrance’ angle.

In keeping with the veteran pacer, Virat Kohli and Ricky Ponting have all the time deployed a daring mindset and the previous, very similar to the latter, go for the kill. Lee added that each like taking that additional fraction of danger for the group, which, at occasions, serves because the distinction between gaining a victory and dropping.

Each the skippers have loved getting the duty rather a lot. First has taken his recreation to a different degree after taking the reins from MS Dhoni. The previous Australian captain was all the time the best averaging batsman of the entire group when he took the management function. Kohli has scored 70 centuries in worldwide cricket, whereas ‘Punter’ is positioned at 71.

“If you happen to see Ricky Ponting and Virat Kohli, you may say there are some similarities between their captaincy kinds. They’ve bought that uncooked aggression, however it’s not essentially excessive. Aside from his (Kohli) captaincy, he does properly with the bat personally. He is identical as Ricky Ponting. He had that actual highly effective aggression however not an excessive amount of. There’s a pleasant stability, I believe. They’re fairly comparable on the subject of captaincy. And likewise, they’ve bought a fantastic skill to learn the gamers. So, you concentrate on Ponting the best way he had set the fields, very attacking fields, I see the identical In Kohli. Kohli is blissful to assault,” Brett Lee instructed Instances of India.

MS Dhoni nonetheless has a lot to supply: Brett Lee

The cricketer additional stated that Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the previous Indian captain nonetheless has rather a lot to supply for his nation. In keeping with him, the Jharkhand lad is a superb chief and might nonetheless be the captain or a deputy. Dhoni who has not performed worldwide cricket from the final 13 months continues to be to announce his future plans.

“I believe there’s positively extra to see of MS Dhoni. He nonetheless has a lot to supply. He’s that cool character, he might be a captain once more, he’s the man that may be a fantastic vice-captain. He doesn’t even want a captain. He’s only a nice chief amongst the group. And everybody that is aware of Dhoni is aware of that he’s a beautiful man, such a beneficiant particular person,” he added.

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