Sehwag says Rohit Sharma should be relieved of the T20 captaincy

India tour of England: India T20 captain: Less than a year has passed and former players are asking Rohit Sharma to step down as T20 captain. Because? The pressure of his work. With frequent injuries and niggles, former India opener Virender Sehwag has made a bold call, asking the BCCI to release Rohit from the T20 captaincy. Follow India vs England live updates on InsideSport.IN.

Rohit has not played in all of India’s matches since taking over as captain due to injury and work pressure management.

“If the Indian team management thinks of someone else as the captain in the T20 format, I think Rohit (Sharma) can be relieved and the following can be considered going forward.” Sehwag said this in an interview with PTI.

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“One, it allows Rohit to manage his work stress and mental fatigue considering his age

“Two, once someone new to the T20s is appointed as captain, it allows Rohit to take a break and strengthen himself to lead India in both Tests and ODIs,” he said in an interaction hosted by India’s official broadcaster Sony Sports. -England series.

However, Sehwag maintained that if the team management is adamant on the current policy of having a captain to lead India in all three formats, Sharma is still an ideal choice.
“If Indian think-tanks still want to follow the same policy of allowing one person to lead India in three formats, I still believe Rohit Sharma is the best person for it.”

Although there are currently a number of transfers and combinations ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia later this year, the former Indian swashbuckling opener insisted that his top three choices among the tournament’s batsmen would be Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan and KL. Rahul.

India tour England: Virender Sehwag calls Bold, says ‘Rohit Sharma could be relieved of T20 captaincy’

India tour England: Virender Sehwag calls Bold, says 'Rohit Sharma could be relieved of T20 captaincy'

Star batsman Virat Kohli is India’s number three batsman at the moment.

“India have a lot of options for hard hitters in the T20s. However, I will personally support Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul as the top three batsmen for the Australia World Cup, ”Sehwag said.

“The right-handed and left-handed combination of Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, or in that case, Ishan and KL Rahul could be quite interesting for the T20 World Cup,” he added.

Sehwag, who was known for taking many formidable pacers to the cleaners, praised young pacer Umran Malik and believed that 22-year-olds like Mohammad Shami and Jaspreet should play in the World Cup. Bumrah is one of the main bowling base in India.

India tour England: Virender Sehwag calls Bold, says ‘Rohit Sharma could be relieved of T20 captaincy’

India tour England: Virender Sehwag calls Bold, says 'Rohit Sharma could be relieved of T20 captaincy'

“If there is one pacer who has absolutely fascinated me, it is none other than Umran Malik. As a key bowler like Jaspreet Bumrah and Mohammad Shamir, he must be part of India’s plan, ”Sehwag said.

“This IPL has given us a lot of promising young bowlers, but Omran’s skill and talent will definitely give him a place in the Indian team in all three formats in the long run,” he commented.

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