Vice-captain Rohit Sharma got new responsibility in Indian team in Dhoni's absence
Indian ODI and T20 team vice-captain Rohit Sharma is the most successful captain of the IPL. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians have won four times in the last 7 seasons. He is also talked about giving him the captaincy of the Indian team several times. Now Rohit has been given a new role in Team India and it also showed in the series against South Africa.
Keep talking to young
Rohit Sharma has been given the responsibility of captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri to keep talking to the young players on the field and giving them directions.Mahendra Singh Dhoni used to do this earlier. A source associated with the team management told IANS
'Mahendra Singh Dhoni used to guide the bowlers from behind the wicket. The captain and coach felt that Rohit would be very good to share his thoughts with the bowlers as the decision may have to be changed anytime in T20 cricket.
Already been Rohit Sharma has been constantly talking to bowlers before this. India won the Asia Cup 2018 and the Nidahas Trophy under his captaincy. Told ahead of the thread
'Rohit has been part of the leadership group for some time and this is not the first time that he is sharing his views with the players. The captain and coach have faith in him and it is very good when a senior player goes to the bowler and suggests ways to stop the opposition batsman.
Also part of test team Rohit Sharma may not be the vice-captain of the team in Tests but he can play a big role in the series against South Africa. Hanuma Vihari, who scored the most runs for Test series India on the West Indies tour, has also credited Rohit Sharma for his century.