“Virat Kohli is not a bad captain, but Rohit Sharma is a better captain. There is a vast difference between the quality of captaincy,” stated Gambhir on the Star Sports present Cricket Connected.
Gambhir moreover stated that the distinction between Kohli and Rohit’s file within the Indian Premier League must be taken under consideration. With 5 titles to his identify, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit is essentially the most profitable captain within the historical past of the profitable T20 event whereas Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Kohli has didn’t win the title even as soon as. The crew’s greatest end within the league since he took over as captain in 2013 has been runners-up in 2016.
“If we choose players based on IPL performance, then why don’t we choose a captain based on IPL performance? Else, don’t keep IPL has a barometer for batting and bowling performances as well,” stated Gambhir.