- The Indian opener named a former Mumbai Indians’ teammate as the most effective coach he is performed below.
- Sharma has 4898 runs from the IPL and is third on the listing of the very best run-getters within the match.
Modified 31 Mar 2020, 21:50 IST
Indian opener Rohit Sharma, in a latest Instagram Dwell session hosted by Kevin Pietersen picked former Australian captain Ricky Ponting as the most effective coach he is performed below.
Sharma and Pietersen mentioned a wide range of matters such because the Mumbai Indians’ squad for IPL 2020, Sachin Tendulkar’s affect on the opener’s life amongst different topics.
One among the many questions was about who Sharma’s favorite coach has been over time, to which the Indian opener picked Ponting after just a little deliberation.
“Very tough to select one title as a result of all of them convey one thing or the opposite to the desk. However Ricky Ponting to me was magic. The way in which he dealt with the group when he was captain for the primary half, after which gave it to me, it takes a variety of guts to try this.”
Sharma additionally spoke about how Ponting dealt with the group from the sidelines, after stepping down from captaincy.
“After that as nicely, to be as concerned as he was, as a member of the help employees, he was serving to all the kids and guided my via the captaincy. I obtained to be taught so much from him. He was a unique ball recreation altogether.”
Ponting stepped down from captaining halfway via the 2013 season of the IPL that noticed Sharma take over the reins as captain. The transfer proved to be a masterstroke as Sharma led MI to their first title in the identical season and has since then led the facet to 3 extra titles (2015, 2017 and 2019).
Revealed 31 Mar 2020, 21:50 IST
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