New Delhi: There is a lot of talk between India and Australia about Ajinkya Rahane’s captaincy ahead of Boxing Day’s test match in Melbourne on December 26. Ajinkya Rahane will captain the Indian team for the third time in the cricket test. Earlier in Kohli’s absence, Ajinkya Rahane was captain of the Indian team in two tests and in both matches the Indian team beat the opposing team.
Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma (Ishant sharma) compared the captaincy of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane. Ishant Sharma says interim captain Ajinkya Rahane is the bowlers captain and due to his calm nature and good interaction with players, he will be a good captain in the remaining three matches against Australia. Rahane will captain India in the three remaining tests due to the return of regular captain Virat Kohli on paternity leave.
Ishant told ESPN Cricinfo: “Rahane doesn’t feel stressed and talks to bowlers a lot.” Regarding Virat Kohli, Ishant said: “ If a partnership is being formed and the field players have nothing to do, the energy of a player changes the whole game. located under the captaincy of Virat. There is no correspondence with the energy of Virat.
Ishant, who is not on tour in Australia due to an arm injury, said: “Ajinkya Rahane is very calm and confident. I will definitely say he is the captain of the bowlers. Ishant said: “Whenever we’ve played together and Virat is not on the pitch Rahane asks me what kind of pitch is needed. When do you want to play bowl etc.
Ishant Sharma said, “Ajinkya Rahane never commands. He is well aware of what he needs from the team. India won both tests under Rahane’s leadership against Australia and Afghanistan in Kohli’s absence.
Ishant said: “ You will learn from Rahane’s captain how human he is. He is very calm and stable. It’s not that he’s not funny. He’s joking with us. He remains calm in times of pressure.
Previously, Rahane was captain of Dharamsala’s test against Australia in March 2017 due to Kohli’s injury, in which the Indian team 8
Won by wicket After that, Rahane was named captain in the absence of Virat Kohli in the only test against Afghanistan in June 2018. The Indian team beat Afghanistan by two innings and 262 points at Bengaluru in two days .