KL Rahul is a captain in making for India, says KXIP co-owner Ness Wadia
New Delhi/UNI: Ness Wadia, co-oRahul has been in great form in the ongoing IPL 2020. He has so far scored 222 runs in three matches, including one hundred and a half century for KXIP.
Rahul has been in great form in the ongoing IPL 2020. He has so far scored 222 runs in three matches, including one hundred and a half century for KXIP.
"As one can recollect we went very strong for KL Rahul in the auctions. Show me a more versatile player in Indian cricket at the moment. He can open, he can go down to number four and he can go down to number six," said Wadia on 'Amstrad InsideSport Face 2 Face Cricket Series'.
"He is a captain in the making as he said recently "I have watched Virat (Kohli), thinking like a captain." And when you're a wicket-keeper, you automatically think a lot, so it's going to be amazing," he added.
Wadia also said that it was great for the squad to have Anil Kumble as the head coach.
"I think we've got an exceedingly well-balanced team with an exceedingly well-balanced director and coach in Anil Kumble. His experience, his respect, his wisdom just stands out," Wadia said.
"He is a phenomenal bowler, phenomenal leader and a nice person. He is humble, simple, to the point and very professional," he added.
The KXIP co-owner revealed that a lot of skeptics had thought that IPL 2020 would never take place amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
"I was not one of them, I knew all along that it would happen. I had full faith in the BCCI and the IPL that it would happen. I think there were a lot of two and fro with the International Cricket Council (ICC) as well," he said.
He also voiced his opinion also voiced his opinion on the IPL being held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) giving an analogy.
"In every business, you have a good year and a bad year and ups and downs. And I think this is one of those years where one has to look at the glass half full," he said.