The Case for Ajinkya Rahane

After Ind vs Australia series, everyone is talking about the captaincy of Ajinkya Rahane and his character. The critic is asking how they won the series after the worst defeat at Adelaide? What was the atmosphere in the Indian dressing room? What and How the performing captain did it. He looked so calm on the field. He rationally took decisions, such as bowling changing, sending Rishab Pant on number 5 and DRS. He was never over-excited on the field. When Pant hit the winning shot, he was walked to the ground & controlled all emotions.

The debate has been started immediately after the series to give full faze test captaincy to him. Moreover, most people questioning the leadership quality of Virat Kohli as he is so aggressive on the field, and maybe he follows the same accent in the dressing room. He changes the team so swiftly.

The Rahane Case in India VS Australia 2020/21 Test Series

What was this? How could a team drop the vice-captain? But this had happened. Every player looks scared under the Virat Kohli. One more example is when Rohit Sharma was not selected for the one-day and T20 due to his hamstring injury.

But he played last few games of the IPL and Virat also said that he was really unaware what happened as before the team selection BCCI received an email from him that he would be unavailable for the team selection due to his injury. Still, he played the finals of the IPL 2019.

Everybody watched this statement on the youtube and the news channel. A few cricket pandits those said that this is totally irrelevant statement Virat could make a phone call to him. Well, there was lots of suspense & speculation on the Rohit Sharma.  

If you have noticed Virat Kohli test captaincy’s track records that are excellent, India is the second spot on the test ranking. He took leave for the last three test matches for his personal reasons as he didn’t want to lose the happiest moments of his life. We should respect him, and we mustn’t forget that what he did for the country his overall contribution is phenomenal.

 His duties were just passed for three test matches where the vice-captain took charge of the captain and as everyone has seen Ajinkya did so well. Virat Kohli must be proud of him and his team.

We must learn that our Indian cricket is going in the right direction and whatever good for the team that must be done by the BCCI. Spectators and big media houses should not create any nuisance. They must enjoy the victory of the team India.

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