Rohit is not like Virat, he knows his limitations: Former India Captain Kapil Dev

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Kapil Dev

India’s cricket legend Kapil Dev recently compared Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, sparking a debate among fans. As India’s captain for the 2024 T20 World Cup semi-final against England, Rohit Sharma has demonstrated remarkable leadership.

Kapil Dev showers praise on Rohit Sharma

Kapil praised Rohit’s ability to keep the entire team happy, emphasizing that he doesn’t exhibit the same exuberance as Virat Kohli. While Kohli often jumps around with passion, Rohit remains composed and focused within his limitations.

“He (Rohit) doesn’t play like Virat, doesn’t jump around like him. But he knows his limitations, and within those limitations, there is no better player than him,” said Kapil at an ‘ABP Live’ event.

Kapil Dev also mentioned Rohit’s impact and how the 37-year-old has never put his self-interest over that of the team.

Many big players come, they care about their own careers and even do captaincy from that point of view. That’s why Rohit has an extra tick (mark) because he keeps the entire team happy,” Kapil said.

Rohit’s recent performance against Australia in the Super 8 stage showcased his prowess, scoring 92 off 41 balls. In contrast, Kohli has struggled for form, managing only 66 runs in six innings. As India faces England in the semi-final, they aim to overcome past demons from the 2022 T20 World Cup when England defeated them by 10 wickets. The match takes place at Guyana’s Providence Stadium on June 27, and fans eagerly await another thrilling clash between these cricket giants.

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