The demand to make Rohit Sharma the captain of team India in limited overs cricket has been heard since time immemorial. When Rohit gave the Mumbai Indians the IPL title for the fifth time, this demand came to the fore once again. After Mumbai won the IPL final, former England captain Michael Vaughan tweeted that Rohit should be made the team captain in the T20s. He said he did not want any ambiguity in this regard.

Recently, former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir made the same demand. In ODIs or T20s, Gambhir demanded that Rohit be handed the captaincy in both formats if possible. Gambhir made sensational remarks that the country would not have lost if Rohit had not been made captain.


‘We always say that Dhoni is the most successful Indian captain. Gambhir said that he has won two World Cups and three IPL titles. Rohit has won five IPL titles. Gauti recalled that he was the most successful captain in IPL history.

Gambhir said it would be a shame if Rohit Sharma was not made the Indian captain at least in the T20s. He can lead the team to victory if he is given the responsibilities of captain. Gambhir said that if Rohit was not captained in limited overs cricket, they would have lost.

The Indian team adheres to the principle of having a single captain for all three formats. After Dhoni retired from Tests, Kohli took over the reins of the captaincy. For a number of years, Dhoni captained limited-overs cricket. Gambhir, however, suggested that India should definitely consider the split captaincy model at present.