Sanju has been exceptional as a player and captain: Sangakkara

Sanju has been exceptional as a player and captain: Sangakkara

Ahmedabad: Rajasthan Royals director of cricket Kumar Sangakkara says that Sanju Samson has performed the triple role of wicketkeeper, captain, and batsman in the IPL.

Rajasthan Royals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets to reach the IPL final for the first time since 2008. Sangakkara said in the post-match press conference, "Sanju's performance has been excellent.

He started with a very tough test last season when the youth team, corona infection cases, and two-stage tournament took place but he has matured in his role. Skill is not the answer. He has shown a lot of passion and hunger to win to live up to the difficult role of captaincy.

Wicketkeeping, captaincy, and being the best batsman on the team with Jos Buttler is not easy but this season he has done everything very well. His understanding of strategy has improved. He has faith in his team and the team sees him as a leader.

Regarding Buttler's performance, Sangakkara said, "It is difficult to describe what he has done this season in T20 batting. He started well, staggered in the middle but calmed down and picked up the pace again."

“He has accepted that he is also a human being and cannot do his best in every match. He has all the strokes and understands the game very well. I don't remember anyone batting so brilliantly in the history of IPL.

Sangakkara said the core group of nine players made his job easy. “That is the advantage of having an experienced team. We have nine experienced and skilled players. I don't get to do much as a coach. ,

RCB director of cricket Mike Hesson said that the team had to bear the brunt of not being able to score runs fast in the last five overs. He said, “With five overs left, our score was 123 runs for three wickets.

We 175. Could have scored 180 when Maxwell and Patidar were playing. We lost both the wickets and were 20 runs behind in the last over. 

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Virat Kohli should be captain if Rohit Sharma is not fit, as fans demand on social media

Virat Kohli should be captain if Rohit Sharma is not fit, as fans demand on social media

The Indian cricket team will play the last match of the 5-Test series against England from July 1, but in the meantime, the Indian team has suffered a major setback. Actually, the coronavirus report of Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has come positive. Because of this, it is not decided whether he will be able to be a part of the Test starting from July 1.

Demand to make Kohli captain if Rohit Sharma is not fit

Actually, if Indian captain Rohit Sharma is not found healthy by July 1, then another player will be made captain. However, the BCCI has not announced who will be the vice-captain of the Indian team in the Test against England, so it is believed that Rohit Sharma. If Sharma is not well, Rishabh Pant will captain the Indian team.

Left the captaincy after the defeat against South Africa

However, on social media, fans are demanding to make Virat Kohli the captain if Rohit Sharma is not fit. It is worth noting that after the Test series against South Africa this year, Virat Kohli decided to step down from the captaincy. Actually, the Indian team had to face defeat in this series against South Africa.

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