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“Rohit Sharma Is Going To Lead Mumbai Indians…”: Ex-India Star’s Fresh Twist On Captaincy Row | Cricket News

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"Rohit Sharma Is Going To Lead Mumbai Indians...": Ex-India Star's Fresh Twist On Captaincy Row | Cricket News

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There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Rohit Sharma’s replacement with Hardik Pandya as Mumbai Indians skipper for IPL 2024. Hardik, who completed a trade move from Gujarat Titans, ended Rohit’s ten-year tenure as MI skipper – a decision that fans and experts alike. divided. Things did not improve as MI slumped to three straight defeats in the tournament, leading to fans booing Hardik even at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. However, former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth believes there is no friction in the squad and Rohit would like to play under Hardik’s captaincy this season. He also tried to decipher the dynamics in the MI side at this point and said that Rohit will lead the side “from the back”.

“We have seen the God of cricket, the great Sachin Tendulkar, playing under Mahi bhai (MS Dhoni). We have also won the World Cup. There are many stories about Rohit Sharma playing under new captain Hardik Pandya, but Rohit would want to do that. to play freely,” Sreesanth told The Times of India.

“As far as I know Rohit, he would like to bat freely, without any captaincy, and might also take over the Orange Cap. He is going to have a great season. He has led Mumbai Indians from the front, but I am sure Rohit will lead Mumbai Indians from the back,” Sreesanth added.

Rohit had a somewhat inconsistent start to the season, but Sreesanth predicted that he will play very freely and will definitely target the Orange Cup (highest run-getter of the tournament).

“I would say let’s be ready for the change and accept the change. Whichever franchise he plays for, Rohit will be the same. I am sure he will personally go through tough times but I am confident that he He will do well and will emerge as a champion. Rohit will score big this season,” Sreesanth concluded.

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