‘If Rohit led RCB, would he have won 5 titles?’- Aakash Chopra hits out at Gambhir
The cricket expert Aakash Chopra who is best known for his interesting analysis on the gentleman’s game has recently disagreed with the opinions or suggestions to make Rohit Sharma as India’s captian. In a video clip share on his Facebook page, Chopra was seen replying to the fans’ queries.
First of all, Chopra started the video by giving a detailed insight on Gautam Gambhir’s recent statement that spread like wildfire on social media. Earlier, the former India opener Gambhir said that it would be India’s loss if they don’t appoint Rohit Sharma as limited-overs captain. Meanwhile, Aakash Chopra has come up with his own perspective about it.
Aakash Chopra believes Rohit Sharma might not have tasted success as RCB captain
Former Indian opening batsman highlighted that Rohit Sharma might not have delivered the amount of success if he was the skipper of RCB. Aakash Chopra went on to defend Virat Kohli, adding that the latter cannot always take the blame on himself for his team’s poor results in the tournament. Kohli took charge at RCB since 2013 and is yet to win a trophy.
“Gautam Gambhir believes that it is the nation’s misfortune if Rohit Sharma is not made the Indian T20I captain because he is the most successful captain in the IPL. But I have a question that if Rohit was given the RCB team, which is there with Kohli, will he have won two, three or four out of the five titles MI have won?” cricket expert Aakash Chopra added.
“Rohit as a captain is outstanding, I love him to bits but can the Mumbai Indians’ success story be equated with India, that is my question. Just because Kohli’s team does not do well, does it mean that is Kohli’s fault,” the former Indian opener added in a statement.
Rohit Sharma recently became the most successful captain in IPL history. He won 5 titles as IPL captain and six titles as a player, which is quite a phenomenal record. MS Dhoni is the second-most successful captain in IPL as he led CSK to three IPL titles.
Under Rohit’s captaincy, India won Nidahas Trophy and Asia Cup. Besides winning handy titles in the IPL, Rohit showcased his mettle in the international assignments as well. This has only increased his credibility as a captain. Whenever, Rohit was the stand-in captain, he always ensured to give his best for the team. If Virat continues to fail miserably in captaincy, chances are high that Rohit may be appointed as full-time captain in the limited-overs.