MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma
MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

India interim captain Rohit Sharma talked about MS Dhoni’s influence on his captaincy. Rohit was once again right on the money with his captaincy as he led India to the glory in the Asia Cup. Thus, India was able to get to their seventh title. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has always tried to follow MS Dhoni’s footsteps in captaincy. In fact, MS Dhoni was once again a helping hand for Rohit Sharma in the Asia Cup.

Dhoni was able to help Rohit in taking crucial decisions during the course of the match. The Indian gloveman always plays a huge role in setting up the field. Furthermore, Dhoni also guides the bowlers on the line and length they should hit. Moreover, Dhoni generally hits the bullseye with his Decision Review System call.

Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma Talks About MS Dhoni's Influence on his Captaincy
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Rohit said he has tried to take a cue from Dhoni on his leadership skills. Dhoni had always led India with aplomb as well took the crucial decisions with a calm mind.

“We always keep learning from Dhoni Bhai because he was an amazing captain. I’ve seen him captain for so many years. He doesn’t panic and thinks before taking a decision,” Rohit said in the post-match conference.

MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma
MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma
(Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Thus, Rohit Sharma has also done a fine job in the absence of their full-time skipper Virat Kohli. Rohit had also led India to triumph in the Nidahas Trophy against Bangladesh. There is no denying the fact that leading Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League to three titles has added confidence to his bag.

Therefore, the win in the Asia Cup would have added a shot in the arm to Rohit Sharma’s captaincy. On the other hand, Virat Kohli has also done a fine job for the Indian team as the leader of the side.

Gautam Chauhan

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