Indian cricket team has captivated the attention and appreciation from the fans worldwide with some stunning performances. The team has always thrived under the able captaincy of some great players. When M.S. Dhoni became the captain of India team, he made sure to find and nurture some young talents. One among them is Virat Kohli, the current Indian team captain who has exceptional leadership abilities. So, like you many wonders who will become the next captain after Kohli. It is a good guessing game that has kept the fans of Indian cricket team busy. Kohli has a big responsibility of finding and developing the leadership skills of cricketers who have the potential to make it big. Let’s see the top names who can shoulder the responsibility of the Indian team after Kohli retries.
You have Rohit Sharma in your mind as he is the current vice-captain of the Indian team in limited overs cricket. Rohit Sharma also plays the role of the captain in the absence of Virat. So, it an obvious choice. The three IPL titles as captain (Mumbai Indians) speaks about the Rohit Sharma’s abilities to lead a team to victory. Rohit has shown tremendous responsibility under pressure and has won several matches with his ability. But, as he is older than Virat Kohli, the chances of him decorating the captaincy post after Kohli is doubtful.
Since Rohit’s chances are less compared to the younger players. It is better to assess the abilities of the younger players like K.L. Rahul. Rahul has a style and temperament similar the great player Rahul Dravid. He is dependable and has retained orthodox shots just like his captain Kohli. His great techniques and ability to play in all formats of the game makes him a favorable choice for captaincy after Virat Kohli retires.
Another young player showing positive signs of greatness is Prithvi Shaw. He is mostly compared to the likes of Sachin Tendulkar. The young player took the under19 Indian team to the world cup glory. The players have found a place in the Indian Test squad due to his performance. By the time Virat retires, Prithvi can hone his skills and take the big responsibility.
Another young player hailing from Delhi is showing good potential to become the bright star of Indian cricket. Rishabh Pant who is making waves with his performance in the Test series. But, the recent performance against Australia is not going in the favor of the young cricketer.
Touted as the most brilliant all-rounders in the team, Hardik has made a huge impact with his valuable contribution. The ability of the cricketer to clear the boundary and take wickets at a crucial time in a match is making him a favorite of many cricket fans. The ferocious cricketer has proven his ability with the bat as well as the ball. But, his main concerns are the injuries holding him back from playing the crucial matches. Hardik has the immense potential to become a captain as he is an intimidating bowler, superb striker, and has exceptional fielding skills.
So, who do you think has more chances to taking over the captaincy from Kohli? Rohit or someone younger? Like every cricket fan out there, you have to wait and see. With the Indian team having so much talent, making suggestion becomes difficult. By the time Virat Kohli retires, a dynamic player will surely take his place.