New Delhi, August 4
India’s prolific opener Rohit Sharma feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni is “one of a kind”, enjoying down latest comparisons of his management model and composure with the two-time World Cup-winning former captain.
In a Super Over podcast, out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina referred to as Rohit the “next MS Dhoni for the Indian cricket team”.
Rohit, who’s the vice-captain of India’s limited-overs groups and likewise leads Mumbai Indians within the IPL, reacted to his management model being likened to Dhoni.
“Yes, I heard about that comment from Suresh Raina,” Rohit stated in a Twitter video he posted in reply to a fan query.
“MS Dhoni is one of a kind and nobody can be like him and I believe comparisons should not be made like that, every individual is different and has his strengths and weaknesses.”
Raina is impressed with Rohit’s document of main Mumbai Indians to a document 4 IPL title triumphs, yet another than Dhoni at Chennai Super Kings.
Rohit has additionally led India to title wins on the Nidahas Trophy (T20I format) in Sri Lanka and the Asia Cup (50 overs) in 2018 whereas standing in for Virat Kohli.
Overall, he has led India in 10 ODIs and 19 T20Is, successful eight and 15 of them respectively.
“I have seen him, he is calm, he likes to listen…I have played under him when we won the Asia Cup in Bangladesh,” Raina had stated.
“MS Dhoni was brilliant. He (Rohit) has won more (IPL) trophies than MS, but they both are very similar. Both of them, as captains, like to listen. When your captain is listening, you can solve a lot of problems, you can solve the mental aspects of the players. So in my book, they both are wonderful.” PTI