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“Rohit Sharma doesn’t panic” – Sachin Tendulkar praises Rohit Sharma’s captaincy

Sachin Tendulkar praises Rohit Sharma's captaincy skills

Indian cricket veteran and the God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, following the latter leading India to T20I series win over New Zealand.

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Rohit Sharma is by far one of the biggest talent ever India has produced. Not only he is exceptional with his batting, but leadership qualities makes propell over others.

Rohit Sharma has come out as one of the most successful captain in India, whether it is domestic cricket or international. The Mumbai lad has won 5 IPL Trophies as Mumbai Indians’ captain, 1 more than the great Indian captain MS Dhoni.

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While talking about International leadership, Rohit Sharma has worked as a deputy to Virat Kohli in the limited overs format. But, whenever he has got the opportunity to lead the side, he has done well.

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Most recently, Rohit was made India’s permanent T20I captain after Virat Kohli had announced that he would step down as India’s captain following the T20 World Cup 2021.

In-charge of his first assignment as a full-time captain, Rohit Sharma led India to a clean sweep over the New Zealand cricket team in the recently concluded home T20I series.

Sachin Tendulkar praises Rohit Sharma’s captaincy

Sachin Tendulkar, also from Mumbai, heaped praise on the Mumbaikar’s leadership skills while talking to the Hindustan Times.

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It is to be noted that both Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar had played together for some for the Mumbai Indians team in the IPL.

Sachin Tendulkar stated to Hindustan Times that whenever he had chat with Rohit Sharma, he has observed that he has a very smart cricketing brain and doesn’t panic any time, and can absorb the pressure very well, which is very important leading a side, asserted the God of Cricket.

He further stated that Rohit has never let his team down, whenever needed, he has kept himself cool and calm and has taken the right decision.

Rohit Sharma career stats

Rohit Sharma is India’s one of vital of member. The right hand batsman has been very handy for the Indian side. He hold the record for the highest score in an One Day International match, 264 runs that he scored against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens.

Rohit Sharma has played 227 ODI matches and has scored 9205 runs. In 119 T20I matches, the prolific opening batsman has scored 3197 runs. He has also been exceptional in Test cricket, scoring a hundred on his debut, which coincidentally was the last Test series for Sachin Tendulkar. He has scored 3047 runs in 43 Test matches.