Shreyas Iyer could be future India captain: Rahmanullah Gurbaz. He can lead any team in the world if he can lead an IPL team. India as also. He’ll make an excellent captain for India, I have no doubt,” Gurbaz said.
Indian star batter Shreyas Iyer is all set to return to International cricket with the upcoming Asia Cup after a prolonged absence due to a back injury. This will mark his first appearance since the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, an event that saw him sidelined due to a back surgery. The injury woes had not only caused him to miss the entire Indian Premier League 2023 season but also the World Test Championships.
Iyer’s comeback has garnered attention, especially from his Kolkata Knight Riders teammate Rahmanullah Gurbaz. During the ODI series against Pakistan, Gurbaz expressed his elation for Iyer and his belief in Iyer’s leadership capabilities.
Gurbaz went as far as suggesting that Iyer could be a future captain for the Indian cricket team. He emphasized Iyer’s role as captain for KKR in the IPL, which is widely regarded as one of the most competitive cricket leagues globally.
He’ll be a good captain because he leads an IPL team: Rahmanullah Gurbaz on Shreyas Iyer
“I’m hoping Shreyas will develop into a good captain. He will be a terrific captain because he manages an IPL team (KKR). The world’s largest competition is the IPL. He can lead any team in the world if he can lead an IPL team. India as also. In an interview with TimesofIndia.com, Gurbaz said, “I am confident he will be a good captain for India.
Iyer has been unable to play cricket for the past six months, but he has been working hard to recover at the National Cricket Academy of Bengaluru. His ability to play against spin on Indian wickets is anticipated to be crucial in improving India’s batting order for the 2018 World Cup.
Gurbaz’s support of Iyer’s potential as captain highlights the young cricketer’s vitality and talent. Gurbaz praised Iyer’s qualities on and off the pitch, praising his skill as a player and his upbeat demeanor.