India will tackle South Africa of their Group 2 Tremendous 12 conflict right here on Sunday.
“He’s fairly relaxed, which helps the group. He’s open to recommendations and concepts. We’ve got constructed , relaxed relationship the place we problem one another, push one another. My job is to help him and his imaginative and prescient and to provide him some area to deal with his personal sport as properly. Him taking part in properly is nice for us; he’s a category participant. If he’s taking part in properly, we’re going to be a aggressive aspect,” mentioned Dravid in a video posted by ICC.
Rohit mentioned that he’s privileged to signify his nation within the event for the eighth straight time.
“It doesn’t occur with everybody. I’m actually fortunate and honoured. I’ve developed as participant and understood what the workforce needs from me as a participant and as a captain. It has been an extended journey, loved it and searching ahead for extra,” he added.
Star batter Virat Kohli mentioned that Rohit has the imaginative and prescient to make India win and has labored exhausting with the remainder of the administration to get the group to the place it’s now.
“The surroundings inside the altering room is sensible. Credit score has to go to them (Rohit and administration). Each one is snug with their roles,” added Virat.
Dinesh Karthik, Rohit’s teammate from the 2007 T20 World Cup-winning workforce, mentioned, “He (Rohit) has pushed himself into numerous corners in terms of ability and has acquired higher with time. He has been a bit like wine and has acquired higher with time.”
Star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who has performed underneath Rohit as part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians, mentioned that Rohit has progressed leaps and bounds as a skipper.
“He provides you adequate freedom and takes the onus…He tells us to do what we need to do and he’ll again in case of failure,” he added.
The Proteas are heading into the match after a 104-run win over Bangladesh. India additionally gained their earlier match towards the Netherlands by 56 runs.
India are on the high of Group 2 with 4 factors and two wins in two matches. South Africa are within the third place with three factors and one win in two matches. Their different sport towards Zimbabwe produced no outcome and each groups break up factors.