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Indian cricket in good fingers underneath Rohit Sharma’s captaincy: Darren Sammy | Cricket Information

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MUSCAT: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy feels Indian cricket is in “good fingers” underneath Rohit Sharma‘s management as he bracketed the senior India batter alongside the legendary MS Dhoni of their capability to get the very best out of their teammates.
A five-time IPL successful captain, a fit-again Rohit will take cost as full time India white-ball captain within the upcoming three ODI and three T20Is collection towards the West Indies starting in Ahmedabad on February 6.
Rohit was made the captain after the BCCI eliminated Virat Kohli because the ODI skipper following his disagreement with the Board.
“Kohli has been distinctive together with his performances on the sphere. I do not assume it is going to have an effect on the workforce,” Sammy instructed PTI on the sidelines of Legends League Cricket right here.
“Rohit has been a superb captain (with Mumbai Indians), a superb motivational chief. I’ve watched him captaining Mumbai within the IPL. He is among the many captains who’ve received like MS Dhoni, (Gautam) Gambhir…”
“All these guys can handle to get performances from their teammates. These captains usually get outcomes and win trophies. I am not nervous about Indian cricket. It is in good hand,” the 38-year-old added.
Sammy recollected how Dhoni completed the sport for Chennai Tremendous Kings with a six-ball 18 not out, smashing three boundaries within the final over towards Delhi Capitals within the semifinal final season.
CSK received their fourth IPL title in 2021 beating Kolkata Knight Riders within the last.
“You see guys like MS… He did not do a lot your complete season however when the workforce wanted him to fireplace within the playoffs, he was on the market in full circulation,” Sammy mentioned.
West Indies can fancy their possibilities towards India
Sammy mentioned it is not going to be a cakewalk for India within the upcoming white-ball collection and the Kieron Pollard-led aspect ought to “fancy their possibilities”.
West Indies had bounced again from a shock 1-2 ODI collection defeat towards Eire to guide the continued five-match T20I dwelling collection towards England 2-1.
“I consider Pollard will certainly fancy his possibilities (towards India). He has been taking part in in India for therefore lengthy, he is aware of the circumstances nicely.
“On the (ongoing) England collection, we’ve got unearthed some new skills. I believe West Indies may go on the market (India) and do nicely.”
India struggled of their final ODI collection in South Africa because the KL Rahul-led aspect have been routed 0-3 by the Proteas. That they had misplaced the previous Take a look at collection 1-2.
Requested whether or not it will be a bonus for the West Indies contemplating India’s battle of their final collection, Sammy mentioned: “India have all the time been sturdy at dwelling, they’re a pressure to reckon with due to some actually good one-day gamers.”
Kemar Roach, the X-Issue
Kemar Roach has been recalled to the West Indies squad for his or her three-match ODI tour of India and Sammy feels the pacer shall be key to present breakthroughs with the brand new ball.
The 33-year-old Roach final performed an ODI recreation for the West Indies towards India on the Queen’s Park Oval in August 2019.
“We’d like bowlers who can take wickets in each the ODI and T20 collection. Kemar is a high quality bowler. Everyone knows his data in Take a look at cricket. He will get wickets with the brand new ball.
“Whenever you play towards high quality guys, particularly in India, you want guys to get breakthroughs with the brand new ball. If not, you would discover chasing 300-plus particularly on good Indian wickets.
“So I may perceive the choice course of behind it,” Sammy mentioned hailing the Desmon Haynes-led choice committee’s determination.
Sammy leads World Giants into summit conflict towards Asia Lions
Sammy led the World Giants aspect to the Legends League Cricket last after an exciting five-run final ball win over India Maharajas on Thursday.
“The event has been successful, each recreation is so thrilling. We got here right here to win. Hopefully, one other win and we take dwelling the gorgeous trophy,” he mentioned.
Speaking concerning the event of the previous gamers, he mentioned: “The followers who noticed you 10-15 years (in the past) get to see you once more. Take a look at the likes of KP (Kevin Pietersen), (Herschelle) Gibbs, all these guys coming and entertaining. This league may go far.”
World Giants will tackle Asia Lions within the last on Saturday.

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