IPL 2019: Virat Kohli Is A Fantastic Leader, Who Doesn’t Shy Away From Responsibility – Krishnamachari Srikkanth
Well, finally, the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore are walking in the path of the victory. After facing a defeat against Mumbai Indians, they knocked down Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings to stay in the hunt of the playoff race. Meanwhile, the former cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth heaps praise on Virat Kohli for his captaincy.
Srikkanth, a key member of the 1983 World cup winning team, who was also the head of the selection committee during the 2011 triumph feels that Kohli’s aggression complemented by Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s calm will again bring back the World Cup for India.
“We have a fantastic leader in Virat Kohli, who leads by example. A good thing about him is he takes up responsibility. So King Kohli will do it (again) along with the cool cucumber Dhoni,” Srikkanth told PTI during an interaction.
On World Cup squad:
The former selector of the BCCI quoted that the current selection panel has announced a perfect squad for the upcoming tournament. He believes that there is a good blend of experience and youth in the side, which will be winning the team during the crunch situations of the game.
“It’s a superb combination of exuberance, passion, calmness together. The Indian team should not put any pressure on itself and play with a sense of self-belief.”
Calmness and determination – MS Dhoni:
Further, in an event, explaining a few different aspects of the game, he gave a few examples for the children. He tagged Kapil Dev for self-belief, Passion for Sachin Tendulkar, aggression for Virat Kohli and Calmness for Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
“If you talk about self-belief, one thinks of Kapil Dev, for passion. It is Sachin Tendulkar, talk about exuberance and aggression, think of Virat Kohli. And, talk about calmness and determination, one thinks of M S Dhoni.”
Well, as Krishnamachari Srikkanth said, the squad that was picked by the selection panel for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 looks complete. The captaincy skills of Virat Kohli will also be tested during the course of the tournament.
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