‘If IND are looking to groom a new captain, then KL Rahul can be looked at’: Sunil Gavaskar

Virat Kohli on Thursday paralyzed the cricket fans and savants by his choice to venture down as India’s chief in the briefest organization of the game after the finish of impending T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman. He took to web-based media and made the declaration through an extensive post, expressing that he needed to give himself space to be completely prepared lead Team India in ODIs and Tests.

Since the BCCI is yet to name Kohli’s replacement in T20Is, previous commander and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has recommended that batsman KL Rahul could be delegated the new bad habit chief, to prep him as a future captain.

Talking with India Today, Gavaskar featured Rahul’s greatness in global cricket. The batting incredible said the Karnataka cricketer has shown great authority characteristics in the IPL and henceforth, can be made the bad habit commander in T20Is.

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“It’s great that the BCCI is looking forward. Think ahead,” said Gavaskar on Sports Tak.

“On the off chance that India hope to prep another chief, KL Rahul are often taken a gander at. He has performed well. Indeed, even presently in England, his batting was generally excellent. He has been performing great in IPL and 50-overs cricket also at the worldwide stage. He can be made bad habit chief.

“He has shown exceptionally noteworthy authority characteristics within the IPL. He hasn’t let the weight of captaincy influence his batting. His name can be thought about,” added Gavaskar.

Rahul as of late had a great stretch in England Tests in which he scored 315 runs in 8 innings, including a century at Lord’s. He was the third-most noteworthy run-getter of the series before the last Test in Manchester was dropped because of a Covid flare-up in the Indian camp.

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In the wake of performing great in England, Rahul will presently outfit to lead Punjab Kings in the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. They are presently positioned sixth in the focuses table with 8 focuses in their kitty. He is additionally the second-most elevated scorer of the period with 331 hurries amazingly. Shikhar Dhawan drives the outline with 380 runs and holds the Orange Cap.

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