KL Rahul could become India's future captain: Sunil Gavaskar

Indian Wicket keeper batsmen KL Rahul in News Photo (Pic Credit: Gettyimages)

Indian Wicket keeper batsmen KL Rahul in News Photo (Pic Credit: Gettyimages)

Batting Great Sunil Gavaskar believes KL Rahul is the captain's material and should be bred as the future leader of the Indian cricket team.

Gavaskar made the comments after Virat Kohli announced he would be stepping down as T20 captaincy after the World Cup. Rohit Sharma is ready to take over from Kohli. 

“ It's a good thing that the BCCI is looking ahead. It’s important to think ahead“ said Gavaskar on sports Tak.

“If India are looking to groom a new captain, then KL Rahul can be looked at. He has performed well. Even now in England, his batting was very good. He has been performing well in IPL and 50 overs cricket as well as the international stage. He can be made vice captain”.

In IPL Rahul captains Punjab Kings 

“He has shown very impressive leadership qualities in the IPL. He hasn’t let the burden of captaincy after his batting. His name can be taken into consideration” said Gavaskar
 

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