The former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly had some great words for Ajinkya Rahane as he wrote about him in his Twitter handle. The 32-year-old was heaped with praises after he leads India to a famous victory in Melbourne Cricket Ground against the Aussies that leveled the series.
Two very important boxes were ticked off by Ajinkya Rahane both in with his stylish batting and his role as a captain. His brilliant knock was very crucial that fetched India a historic win against the high-quality bowling by the Australians under testing conditions. His match-winning knock of 112 won him the Man of the Match award. His exemplary skills in leadership and the composed and calm demeanor etched the comeback win for India as they laid to rest the horrors of Adelaide. The aggressive style of captaincy, bowling changes, field placements, and the major decision to back the debutants Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj was very crucial in changing the context of the test series. The stand-in skipper is praised by everybody and Ajinkya Rahane certainly deserves all the accolades he received.
India started the second test at MCG with a huge loss at the Adelaide as the team led by Virat Kohli were skittled out for a paltry 36 in the second inning registering their lowest ever total in tests.
Virat Kohli has left Australia on paternity leave before the MCG test and the captaincy was handed over to
Ajinkya Rahane for the last three tests as the Mumbaikar delivered the goods with his impeccable style. A great character was shown by Rahane as the Indians were inspired with a remarkable test win against the mighty Aussies and leveled the four-match series 1-1.
Interestingly, Ajinkya Rahnae has got a 100% track record in test matches as captain. He has been captain of India in three tests and came out victorious in all three tests. His first victory as a captain also came against the mighty Australians in Dharamshala in 2017 and then he went on to defeat Afghanistan in 2018 in Bengaluru where India won by an inning and262 runs.
Pravin Amre was the mentor and long term coach of Ajinkya Rahane as he went on to praise the stand-in captain of India and said that he has played the role of a captain with great responsibility.
Pravin Amre spoke to news outlets and said that he worked with Ajinkya Rahane as a batsman but praised his leadership and captaincy quality that his very own. He has taken over the duties from Virat Kohli and he also batted with great responsibility in both the inning and steered India to a famous victory. He is very calm while both leading and batting and this style of his has won the hearts of the fans of the Indian cricket team. His composed demeanor paved the way for some great planning and has earned him all the accolades.