The 31-year-old pacer, who has performed beneath Dhoni each at Chennai Super Kings and the Indian group, believes the previous India skipper is a real chief.
“His humility and sense of gratitude is what sets him apart from other players I have played with. In sport, there’s a difference between a captain and a leader – I believe he’s a true leader,” Sharma stated throughout an Instagram session organised by the Delhi franchise.
“When the team wins, you’ll never find him anywhere prominently, but when the team loses, he’s always right in front, taking responsibility – that’s the sign of a leader and why I admire him so much.”
Sharma was all set to play for Delhi Capitals this season within the Indian Premier League, however the lockdown has postponed the cash-rich match indefinitely.
The coronavirus-forced lockdown has delayed his return to aggressive cricket after a again surgical procedure however Sharma says each time the IPL is performed, his aspect will likely be a robust contender for the title.
Sharma was out of motion for about 10 months attributable to a again damage, which troubled him for 2 years.
“I finally decided to get myself operated, and after completing the rehab in the past three months, I was really looking forward to playing for the Delhi Capitals this season,” he stated.
“I think it is a huge opportunity for our team. We have a fantastic group of players with a very strong Indian core, and I believe our team has the right players in all departments who can help us in challenging for the trophy. So I feel our fans can expect huge things from the team.”
Sharma stated he was unsure if he would be capable to return to aggressive cricket due to the surgical procedure and is now wanting ahead to be taught just a few issues from Australian legend Ricky Ponting, who’s the coach of Delhi franchise.
“I’m nonetheless excited to signify the franchise. I really feel it is a younger group with a strong Indian core, and I do know many of the gamers right here – like Shikhar Dhawan, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Harshal Patel – each on and off the sphere very effectively.
“It would even be a golden alternative to work and be taught from Ricky Ponting – all of the gamers solely have praises for him. I hope the group does exceedingly effectively when the IPL occurs, and we can provide the Delhi followers nice pleasure,” Sharma added.
On being requested in regards to the hypothesis round legalising ball tampering, Sharma stated, “It will likely be fascinating to see what choice is made. Every bowler has their private selections on this matter. I do not use plenty of saliva for shining the ball, in actual fact, today umpires do not let bowlers use an excessive amount of saliva.
“I would be okay with using sweat as well to shine the ball.”
Sharma stated he’s coaching for 5 days in per week, with deal with restoration on the opposite two days.
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