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BCCI scouts future captains of Indian men’s senior cricket team

After announcing Rohit as the captain across all the formats, the BCCI is eyeing a leader to be groomed under Rohit Sharma; suggesting how much Rohit Sharma has on his plate.

Rohit Sharma has been appointed as a test captain of India but has more to do be done than what it seems in his plate. BCCI National selection commitee chairman, Chetan Sharma, in a video released by BCCI, said that the present demand to Rohit Sharma apart from leading the Indian team in all the three formats is to groom the upcoming captains.

In reference to the previous appointments of stand-in captain, ‘The Tough Tackle’ compile a list of probable list who are being seen as potential to carry the throne of captaincy.

1) Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah has been mainstay addition to the team, leading bowling attack across all the three formats. His ability to pick the batsman suggests his tactically sound undertsanding of the game. One of the most lethal bowlers who regularly bowls at 140+ kph will be a wonderful leader to lead the team. The 27-years-old has so far played 27 tests, 70 ODIs and 55 T20s. His experience and ability to adapt condtions counts him into top ten playing pacers in the world. Lately, he has also been appointed as the vice captain of the side in the Test and T20s in the absence of KL Rahul.

2) KL Rahul

Kl Rahul has been in and out of the team ever since has shown spark as an all-weather batsman. Iniuries have grappled him every season and at every campaign. But his performance with the bat is undeniably marvellous. One of the most promising batsmen to adapt the gameplay at any position in the team. His ability to keep wickets, open the innings, play in the middle order and also lead the side makes him one of the most favorites to lead the side. He has, so far, played 43 Tests, 42 Odis, and 56 T20Is for India and also led the side in South Africa in lone test and complete Odi series. However, the stand-in captain couldn’t come down on the expectations.

3) Rishabh Pant

One of most active wicket keepers who is hardly stoic behind the wickets and also in crunch situations when India is kneeling with a failed top-order, Rishabh Pant delivers. His ability to read the game has been incredible – no wonder why cricketing greats like Sunil Gavaskar, too, backs him for captaincy. The 24-years-old wicketkeeper batsman has played 28 tests, 24 odis and 43 t20s. His marvellous match-winning knock at Gabba can indeed drop jaws of opponents. Apart from his explosive batting, he has also led Delhi to playoffs, makes him an idea choice with the future perspective.