After Suresh Raina praised Rohit Sharma as the “next MS Dhoni” a week ago, the 33-year-old India opener has come out and made light of the examinations among him and the Jharkhand dasher.
Raina has the experience of playing under both the players in his vocation, with Dhoni at Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and with Rohit at the 2018 Nidahas Trophy. Drawing matches with Dhoni, Raina depicted India’s constrained overs vice-captain as a leader who will in general back the youngsters and listen to everybody in the changing room.
Rohit Answers Raina’s Comment:
“I would say he is the next MS Dhoni for the Indian cricket team. He is calm, he likes to listen, he likes to give confidence to the players, and on top of that, he likes to lead from the front,” Raina said on The Super Over Podcast.
On being asked about his former teammate’s comments, Rohit said that Dhoni is one of a kind and ‘nobody can be like him’.
“Yes, I heard about that comment from Suresh Raina. MS Dhoni is one of a kind and nobody can be like him and I believe comparisons should not be made like that. Every individual is different and has his strengths and weaknesses,” Rohit said in a video on Twitter.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) August 2, 2020
Rohit is the best Indian Premier League (IPL) captain with four titles, one more than the former India skipper Dhoni. In 2019, Rohit’s Mumbai Indians crushed Dhoni’s CSK in the final match which changes in favour of Mumbai Indians at the last minute.
Besides IPL, Rohit has also captained India multiple times till now, having an amazing 80% success rate. occasion