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Harbhajan Singh picks this Indian star as KL Rahul’s vice-captaincy substitute



As a consequence of his unhealthy kind in Check cricket, India opener KL Rahul was recently dropped from the vice-captain post. Now, veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh has named a participant who he thinks possess all of the qualities to interchange Rahul and develop into Rohit Sharma‘s new deputy within the longest format of the sport.

Speaking about who needs to be India’s new vice-captain on his YouTube channel, Harbhajan stated Ravindra Jadeja is finest suited to the function. The 42-year-old former cricketer added that Jadeja’s potential to each bat and ball makes him the no. 1 contender for the submit.

“India don’t have a vice-captain. Who could be your subsequent vice-captain? I imagine {that a} participant who’s captain or vice-captain needs to be a particular starter within the XI, no matter whether or not you play in India or overseas,” stated Harbhajan.

“I believe that sort of a participant is Ravindra Jadeja. I believe the vice-captaincy now needs to be given to Jadeja as a result of it should give him extra accountability. He has been taking part in very well. As a senior participant, he has performed for a very long time. He’s on the peak of his talents in his batting and bowling,” he added.

Harbhajan additional hailed Jadeja because the world’s high all-rounder and said that the latter additionally has the potential to develop into Rohit’s deputy in ODIs.

“I don’t assume there may be any all-rounder on this planet who is healthier than Ravindra Jadeja. Ben Stokes is in that league, he’s additionally a big-match participant. I believe for those who take a look at his efficiency, his batting has clicked. It appears as if he’ll rating in each match. He ought to get vice-captaincy in Checks. He can get it in ODIs. That is my thought,” added the veteran Punjab cricketer.

Notably, Jadeja was out of motion for the final 5 months following an damage. Nevertheless, the 34-year-old all-rounder made a powerful comeback within the worldwide area and performed a big function in India’s victory within the first two Checks of the continued Border Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) 2023. He additionally received consecutive ‘Participant of the Match’ awards for his distinctive efficiency in each matches.

Jadeja will now return to the sector on Wednesday (March 1) when India faces Australia within the third Check of the four-match BGT 2023.

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