Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy feels Indian cricket is in ”good palms” underneath Rohit Sharma’s management as he bracketed the senior India batter alongside the legendary MS Dhoni of their skill to get the very best out of their teammates. A five-time IPL successful captain, a fit-again Rohit will take cost as full time India white ball captain within the upcoming three ODI and three T20Is collection in opposition to the West Indies starting in Ahmedabad on February 6.
Rohit was made the captain after the BCCI eliminated Virat Kohli because the ODI skipper following his confrontation with the Board.
”Kohli has been distinctive along with his performances on the sphere. I do not assume it should have an effect on the staff,” Sammy informed PTI on the sidelines of Legends League Cricket right here.
”Rohit has been a wonderful captain (with Mumbai Indians), a superb motivational chief. I’ve watched him captaining Mumbai within the IPL. He is among the many captains who’ve gained like MS Dhoni, (Gautam) Gambhir…” ”All these guys can handle to get performances from their teammates. These captains usually get outcomes and win trophies. I am not fearful about Indian cricket. It is in good hand,” the 38-year-old added.
Sammy recollected how Dhoni completed the sport for Chennai Super Kings with a six-ball 18 not out, smashing three boundaries within the final over in opposition to Delhi Capitals within the semifinal final season.
CSK gained their fourth IPL title in 2021 beating Kolkata Knight Riders within the remaining.
”You see guys like MS… He did not do a lot all the season however when the staff wanted him to fireside within the playoffs, he was on the market in full stream,” Sammy mentioned.
West Indies can fancy their possibilities in opposition to India ============================== Sammy mentioned it is not going to be a cakewalk for India within the upcoming white-ball collection and the Kieron Pollard-led facet ought to ”fancy their possibilities”.
”On the (ongoing) England collection, now we have unearthed some new abilities. I believe West Indies might go on the market (India) and do properly.” India struggled of their final ODI collection in South Africa because the KL Rahul-led facet have been routed 0-3 by the Proteas. They’d misplaced the previous Test collection 1-2.
Requested whether or not it could be a bonus for the West Indies contemplating India’s wrestle of their final collection, Sammy mentioned: ”India have all the time been sturdy at residence, they’re a pressure to reckon with due to some actually good one-day gamers.” Kemar Roach, the X-Issue ================ Kemar Roach has been recalled to the West Indies squad for his or her three-match ODI tour of India and Sammy feels the pacer will likely be key to present breakthroughs with the brand new ball.
”We’d like bowlers who can take wickets in each the ODI and T20 collection. Kemar is a high quality bowler. Everyone knows his information in Test cricket. He will get wickets with the brand new ball. ”Once you play in opposition to high quality guys, particularly in India, you want guys to get breakthroughs with the brand new ball. If not, you may discover chasing 300-plus particularly on good Indian wickets. ”So I might perceive the choice course of behind it,” Sammy mentioned hailing the Desmon Haynes-led choice committee’s resolution.
Sammy leads World Giants into summit conflict in opposition to Asia Lions ======================================= Sammy led the World Giants facet to the Legends League Cricket remaining after an exhilarating five-run final ball win over India Maharajas on Thursday.
”The event has been successful, each sport is so thrilling. We got here right here to win. Hopefully, one other win and we take residence the gorgeous trophy,” he mentioned.
Speaking concerning the event of the previous gamers, he mentioned: ”The followers who noticed you 10-15 years (in the past) get to see you once more. Take a look at the likes of KP (Kevin Pietersen), (Herschelle) Gibbs, all these guys coming and entertaining. This league might go far.” World Giants will tackle Asia Lions within the remaining on Saturday.
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