Former India captain and former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has shared his views on grooming a younger participant to succeed Rohit Sharma because the captain of the nationwide cricket workforce. Sourav Ganguly feels that Hardik Pandya has proven his abilities to turn out to be the following captain of the Indian workforce after Rohit Sharma’s tenure.
Hardik Pandya was named vice-captain of the Indian cricket workforce in each white-ball codecs. The Gujarat Titans captain led India in just a few matches within the absence of standard skipper Rohit Sharma. The all-rounder not too long ago guided India to victory within the first ODI of the not too long ago concluded ODI sequence in opposition to Australia.
In an interview with The Instances of India, Sourav Ganguly hailed Hardik Pandya’s success as captain and mentioned that the all-rounder may very well be the front-runner to succeed Rohit Sharma as captain of the Indian workforce. Ganguly believes that wins and losses are inevitable within the event.
“IPL is an efficient breeding floor. We’ve seen how nicely Hardik Pandya has captained within the IPL. That’s one of many causes he has been captaining India within the shorter codecs additionally. You possibly can’t ignore wins and losses within the IPL as a result of it’s a really powerful event,” Sourav Ganguly mentioned.
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Hardik Pandya was appointed because the captain of the Gujarat Titans, regardless of the all-rounder didn’t play aggressive cricket for six months earlier than the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The correct-handed batter made an excellent begin to his first captaincy and led the workforce to the title within the franchise’s debut season.
The star all-rounder will subsequent be seen in motion for the Gujarat Titans (GT) within the sixteenth version of the IPL. The Hardik Pandya-led workforce will start their marketing campaign within the mega event in opposition to the four-time champion Chennai Tremendous Kings on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday, March 31.