India skipper Rohit Sharma is having a tough time off the field post the team’s semifinal loss in the 20-20 World Cup 2022. Since the loss, the fans have been demanding his resignation from T20I cricket, both as a player and captain. After all, his innings of 28-ball 27 was one of the reasons why the 2007 winners lost the game. Also, his tactics during the game were also questionable.
Meanwhile, former India player, Atul Wassan has torn into Rohit Sharma’s captaincy. The former said that time is up for Sharma as a T20I skipper. After this, Wassan also feels that Indian cricket won’t gain anything from retaining Sharma as captain. Atul also suggested Hardik Pandya or Rishabh Pant as the future leaders of the Men In Blue in the shortest format.
“Yes, I feel so (that Rohit’s time as India’s T20 captain is over). You always plan between two World Cups and I don’t think Indian cricket will gain anything by retaining him as captain. We won’t get any return for such an investment. You have two options in front of you – Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant. I am still besides myself, can’t believe what happened. I felt as if India batted in Adelaide and England in Sharjah,” Wassan said on ABP News.
Rohit Sharma just decided to hide in the field: Atul Wassan
The Delhi player added that Rohit’s captaincy isn’t at fault as the team management took all the decisions. Wassan also said that the Mumbaikar decided to hide in the field
“We could see two level of cricketers. At least something should have happened. You can’t even find a fault. I feel that you can’t blame the captaincy. Afterall, it was the team management that was taking all decisions. Rohit Sharma did not take a single call. He only decided where to hide on the field,” added Wassan.