IPL 2019: Being a Vice-Captain, It is My Duty to Help Virat - Rohit Sharma

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IPL 2019: Being a Vice-Captain, It is My Duty to Help Virat Kohli – Rohit Sharma 

IPL 2019: Being a Vice-Captain, It is My Duty to Help Virat Kohli – Rohit Sharma

India National Cricket Team deputy Rohit Sharma believes it is his duty to help his skipper Virat Kohli whenever he is in doubt. In fact, it is well known that Rohit Sharma has a good cricketing brain and has shown that he can take good decisions despite been in pressure. Rohit Sharma started leading Mumbai Indians since 2013 and led the team to three titles.

Thus, Rohit Sharma has shown that he can be trusted with big decision making. Furthermore, Rohit Sharma has experience under his belt. Consequently, he can help Virat Kohli in getting the field right and getting the right bowlers to operate at the right time.

Rohit Sharma, India National Cricket Team, ICC World Cup 2019

Rohit has a good cricketing brain.

India has played relentless cricket in the recent past and they would like to continue their good form going in the ODI showpiece.

Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma is also celebrating his 32nd birthday today. Hence, the cricket fraternity is pouring in the wishes for the Hitman.

The Indian opener feels that it would be his duty to give his inputs to Virat Kohli whenever it will be needed.

“Being a vice-captain, it is my responsibility to stand by him (Virat Kohli) and help him when he is in doubt. That’s what we have done in the last few years,” Rohit Sharma was quoted as saying by India Today.

On the other hand, Rohit Sharma revealed that Virender Sehwag used to give his input MS Dhoni when the latter was the captain of the India National Cricket Team.

“When MS (Dhoni) was the captain, he had Sehwag, Sachin paaji and other senior players in the team to help him and give advice when needed. Now, since we have been in the team for so long, it is our responsibility to help the captain,” Rohit said.

In fact, the flamboyant Indian opener believes that the team does not rely on the shoulders of one man. Furthermore, the vice-captain feels it is good for the team when other players give their insights to the team.

Rohit Sharma believes that the team is like a pot in which every member should fill in their contribution. The best of teams is that one, which has more members filling it rather than taking out from it. 

Rohit Sharma, India vs Australia 2019
Rohit Sharma (Credits: Getty)

Crucial for your players to give it back.

“The team is not built from a single player; it belongs to all the 15 members who are playing. So if any of the team members want to come and give any suggestion, it is for the good of the team,” he added.

Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni would always be the shoulder on which Virat Kohli can lean on whenever he is in doubt. India will begin their World Cup campaign against South Africa at Southampton on 5th June.

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