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Former India batsman Gautam Gambir has mentioned that it is time India need to see Rohit Sharma as its T20 or One Day International captain following he led Mumbai India to clinch its fifth Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy on Tuesday.
Mumbai Indians was chasing a modest target of 157 set by Delhi Capitals at Dubai International Stadium in the final on Tuesday. Rohit created 68 runs off 51 balls and his group place in a terrific overall performance to bag a 5-wicket win.
Gambhir, the two-time IPL trophy winner for KKR feels it will be India’s loss if Rohit is not handed more than the captaincy for the Men in Blue. Talking to ESPN, Gambhir mentioned that the parameters and benchmarks to judge a captain need to be identical as his team’s overall performance. He additional pointed out that considering that Rohit has bagged 5 IPL titles for Mumbai Indians so far, he has all the attributes to lead India in One Days and T20 matches.
Gambhir also referred to MS Dhoni’s World Cup wins although pressing for Sharma’s white-ball captaincy. According to him as Sharma has won 5 IPL titles, he is the most prosperous IPL captain and therefore it will be a ‘shame’ if he is not rewarded with India’s captaincy in restricted more than internationals.
Mumbai Indians has been the most prosperous IPL group beneath Rohit Sharma’s leadership. Their initially results came in 2013 against the second-most prosperous group Chennai Super Kings (CSK) following Sharma took captaincy from Australian Ricky Pointing in mid-season. Mumbai Indians have considering that gone onto win in 2015, 2017, 2019 and the newest this year at Dubai.
Currently, Virat Kohli is the Indian captain in all 3 formats following MS Dhoni’s exit. According to Gambhir, India need to adopt ‘split-captaincy’ and give Sharma a possibility to least in T20 cricket. He additional mentioned that considering that Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have been IPL captains for a comparable duration and have had the identical chance, they need to be judged on the identical parameters and considering that the former has won no IPL title although the latter has 5, he feels Rohit excels as a leader.