Mumbai Indians (MI) director of cricket operation Zaheer Khan has praised captain Rohit Sharma and uncovered the reason behind his success. Rohit is the foremost successful player and captain in terms of Indian Premier League (IPL) trophies won. He has won 6 IPL titles counting five with the MI establishment as captain.
Zaheer Khan, a former MI player and now director of cricket reserved high praise for the Mumbai batter and revealed why he is such a successful captain in the Indian Premier League.
He Dedicates Personal Time To Each Individual: Zaheer Khan On Rohit Sharma
He said: “Rohit is a player’s captain. He’s been phenomenal for Mumbai Indians over the years as a player and a leader. The fact that he dedicates personal time to each individual and is very approachable, makes him a role model and a standout leader.
We have always been a team which promotes and gives freedom to youngsters. With Rohit’s experience and attitude, I believe we will have a lot of individuals who would be groomed as leaders in their own respective ways.”
He said: “We are very happy with the team. As always, we have created a strong and competitive squad. A big auction also gives you the chance to plan ahead and work on balancing short and long-term goals as a team. We have managed to retain the core of the squad. And with the exciting buys, created a fine mix between experience and youth.”