“Rohit (Sharma) is definitely going to be an important person for Virat. He will be the key for Virat. He is very dangerous. Of course, Virat too. He (Rohit) can implement plans under pressure. He has the ability to absorb pressure and deal with stressful situations. To do so, “Hritz told Timesof India.com in an exclusive interview.
Led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India won the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup in South Africa in 2007 and the Men in Blue will be aiming to win their second title under Kohli after their new jersey, chasing their first senior ICC title. Trophy as captain. India defeated Pakistan in the 200th Summit.
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In the 201 edition, India reached the final under Dhoni’s captaincy, but lost to Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final in Sri Lanka.
Kohli has already announced that he will step down as T20 captain after this edition of the T20 World Cup and the Indian captain wants to walk out of the tournament after deliberately winning silverware.
Hrithik, who played 117 Tests, 5 ODIs and T20I for Australia from 200 to 2011, thinks Virat has a chance to finish his senior ICC trophy jeans at the World Cup this time.
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“Yes, of course
“It’s not just the leader’s responsibility to look after the team on the battlefield, he’s the person who’s responsible for moving troops and making decisions. At the same time, he’s responsible for the other 10 cricketers and what they’re doing is batting, bowling or fielding again. There are plenty of chances for Virat to get the ICC Trophy in his cabinet.
India will start their ICC World Twenty20 campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on the Super-12 stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on October 24.