Ex-India participant Aakash Chopra feels Australian opener David Warner will not be picked as captain by any of the three franchises who on the lookout for a frontrunner forward of the mega public sale of the Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled to happen in February. Speaking on his YouTube channel, Chopra stated that Warner could possibly be one of the vital vital picks within the public sale however could possibly be ignored for the position of skipper by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings (PBKS), who’re all in quest of a brand new captain.
“They’ll give it some thought however for my part, they won’t make him the captain. I consider, David Warner is not going to develop into the captain of any crew though three groups are most likely on the lookout for a skipper. Even when we miss Punjab, nonetheless two groups are on the lookout for a captain,” he stated.
Warner, who led SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) to their maiden IPL title win in 2016, is likely one of the most harmful openers to have performed within the IPL through the years. In 150 IPL video games, Warner has scored 5,449 runs at a mean of 41.6 and a strike fee of practically 150.
Chopra, nonetheless, is bound about Warner being picked as a participant within the IPL public sale.
“He will certainly go to some crew or the opposite. He’ll go costly as effectively however no crew will think about him as a captain, that’s what I consider as a result of IPL is a small household, everybody has obtained an concept what occurred final yr, what had been the explanations and the issues. It hasn’t actually gone down very effectively among the many gamers and the franchises,” he added.
“Whether or not he might be there within the crew, he’ll go someplace for certain. He would possibly go to RCB. It isn’t a foul alternative that Virat Kohli on one facet and David Warner on the opposite, left-hand and right-hand, and each explosive,” he concluded.
The IPL mega public sale might be held on February 12 and 13 with 10 groups partaking in a bidding warfare.
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