new Delhi: There is a lot of discussion between India and Australia about the captaincy of Ajinkya Rahane before the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne from 26 December. Ajinkya Rahane will captain Team India for the third time in Test cricket. Earlier in the absence of Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane has captained Team India in two Tests and in both matches, Team India has beaten the opposing team.
India’s fast bowler Ishant Sharma (Ishant sharma) has compared the captaincy of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane. Ishant Sharma says that the caretaker captain Ajinkya Rahane is the captain of the bowlers and due to his calm nature and good interaction with the players, he will be good captain in the remaining three matches against Australia. Rahane will captain India in the remaining three Tests due to regular captain Virat Kohli’s return to home on Paternity Leave.
Ishant told ESPN Cricinfo, “Rahane doesn’t feel stressed and talks a lot with bowlers.” Regarding Virat Kohli, Ishant said, ‘If a partnership is being formed and the fielders have nothing to do, then the energy of a player changes the whole game. Such energy is found under the captaincy of Virat. There is no match for Virat’s energy.
Ishant, who is out of the Australia tour due to injury on his arm, said, ‘Ajinkya Rahane is very quiet and confident. I will definitely say that he is the captain of bowlers. Ishant said, ‘Whenever we have played together and Virat is not on the field, Rahane asks me what kind of field is needed. When do you want to bowl, etc.
Ishant sharma said, ‘Ajinkya Rahane never orders. He is well aware of what he needs from the team. ‘India has won both Tests under the captaincy of Rahane against Australia and Afghanistan in the absence of Kohli.
Ishant said, ‘You will come to know from Rahane’s captaincy how human he is. He is very calm and stable. It is not that he is not funny. He jokes around with us. He remains calm in moments of pressure.
Earlier, Rahane captained the Dharamsala Test against Australia in March 2017 due to Kohli’s injury, in which the Indian team 8
Won by wicket After this, Rahane was handed the captaincy in the absence of Virat Kohli in the only Test against Afghanistan in June 2018. The Indian team defeated Afghanistan by two innings and 262 runs in Bengaluru in two days.