‘Clever Captain’ Ravi Shastri praised Ajinkya Rahane

New Delhi: India’s head coach Ravi Shastri looks very happy with the way the Indian team returned to Melbourne after losing the first match badly at the start of the series. Ravi Shastri on Tuesday described the acting captain Ajinkya Rahane as a ‘clever captain’ and said that his calm nature is in sharp contrast to regular captain Virat Kohli who is always full of passion and passion.

Rahane is also being praised for his good captaincy with scoring a century in the second Test against Australia. Shastri said after the 8-wicket win in the second Test, “He is a very clever captain and reads the game well.” His calm nature helped new players and bowlers. Despite Umesh not being there, he was not distracted. “

Shastri was asked about the difference in the style of captaincy of Rahane and Kohli. To this, he said, “Both understand the game very well. Kohli is quite obsessive, while Rahane is just as calm compared to him. Virat is quite aggressive while Ajinkya keeps his work quietly while remaining calm, but he knows what he wants. “

Head coach Ravi Shastri termed Rahane’s century as the turning point of the second Test and said he displayed “unbelievable endurance” and turned the match in stride. “Rahane’s 112 runs helped India score 326 runs in the first innings. Had scored 131 runs. Rahane remained unbeaten on 27 in the second innings as well and the winning run also came off his bat.

Due to the open praise of Rahane by Ravi Shastri, there are speculations that the captain can change in the Test team in the coming time. By the way, cricket experts have been believing that the captain should be different in all three formats so that the same player does not have too much pressure and he can open his game openly.

As such, different formats have to be adopted in all three formats. The Indian team’s schedule is very busy throughout the year and also the IPL from above. Cricket experts believe that if the captain will be different in all three formats, then the performance of the Indian team can be better.

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