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If Rohit Sharma was given the RCB team, would he have won five titles?: Aakash Chopra asked Gautam Gambhir

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Rohit Sharma (Photo Source: IPL / BCCI)

This was opposed by former India opener Aakash Chopra, following the victory of Mumbai Indians in the first concluded match of IPL 2020, with the call to make Rohit Sharma India’s limited overs captain. The former cricketer-turned-commentator believes that Rohit should not be handed the captaincy of the national team due to his success in the IPL.

Earlier this week, Rohit gave Mumbai Indians a record fifth IPL title. Mumbai Indians In just 8 years, Rohit has won five titles under his captaincy. No other captain has won the IPL three times so far. After Mumbai’s win this season, fans as well as some former cricketers including Gautam Gambhir said that Rohit should be given charge of Team India, at least in the T20 format.

Akash Chopra disagrees with Gautam Gambhir

Akash Chopra asked Rohit to be the captain of India. He made the observation in a video shared on his Facebook page, where he answered questions from some viewers. The former cricketer began talking about Gambhir’s recent statement. Gambhir had said that it would be a shame if Rohit is not made the captain of India in the limited overs format.

Chopra said that if Rohit had been the captain, he might not have achieved that much success. Royal Challengers Bangalore. He also defended Virat Kohli, saying that the RCB captain cannot fault his team for its failures. Kohli has been leading RCB since 2013 but is yet to win the IPL.

Gautam Gambhir believes that if Rohit Sharma is not made the Indian T20I captain then it is a bad luck for the country as he is the most successful captain in the IPL. But I have a question that if Rohit is given the RCB team, which is with Kohli, can he win one out of five, three or four titles? Akash Chopra said.

As a captain, Rohit said, “I love him, but can the success story of Mumbai Indians match with India, that’s my question.” Just because Kohli’s team does not perform well, does it mean that Kohli is at fault, ”he said.