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T20 World Cup semi-final 2: Less captaincy experience of Rahul downs India chances to qualify for final after Rohit’s injury

T20 World Cup semi-final 2

T20 World Cup semi-final 2: Team India’s regular skipper Rohit Sharma has scared all the Indian cricket team fans after he got injured in the practice session, when a ball hit his forehand, and there were speculations all around that he will miss the semi-final clash against England on Thursday.

But, he later provides a sign of relief for everyone when he walked back to play in the nets.

According to media reports, the injury Indian skipper sustained was not serious and he will be available to play in the semi-final game against England on Thursday.

T20 World Cup semi-final 2: What happen if Rohit will not play against England in semi-final of World Cup?

There is no need to worry as Rohit is fit and he will play the game for sure. But if any case he missed out than Kl Rahul. The current vice-captain of team India will handle the responsibility of captaining the side.

Rahul is an experienced campaigner, but he is not having that much of experience as a captain.

He, however, led multiple teams in Indian Premier League and has a decent record there, but his record on international stage is not that satisfactory, despite 50% win ratio.

In IPL, Rahul has a 50 % win ratio with 21 victories and 21 defeats.

In international cricket, he has recorded 4 wins and four losses, and carrying the same 50% win ratio but in less games.

T20 World Cup semi-final 2: Indian cricket team captain KL Rahul

His first assignment as the team India captain was against South Africa in the early 2022. India lost that game by seven wickets.

The 30-year-old then led the Indian side in blue jersey against the same opponent in the India tour to South Africa 2021-2022. The men in blue lost all of three ODI games there.

However, he got the Indian cricket team captaincy for the Zimbabwe tour in 2022. Where his side won 3 out 3 games. The series also helped him better his win ratio as the captain of team India.

The opening batter recently given the opportunity to lead the team India in the Asia Cup 2022. He led side in team India’s last game of the tournament. Where the men in blue recorded victory by a good margin of 101 runs.

He not doubt has recorded 4 victories so far, but all of them came against smaller teams and now the challenge is to big if in any case he has handle the captaincy.

Team India reached the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022 after six years. The men in blue knocked out of tournament from the league stage itself in the last year’s T20 World Cup.

Rohit Sharma injury was a big concern for some time on Tuesday morning but now his fine and play the game as captain of team India in the T20 World Cup semi-final 2 game against England.

Vineet Vashisht
Vineet Vashisht
Experienced News-writer and presenter with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry.

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T20 WORLD CUP 2024 POINTS TABLE

GROUP A

TEAMMWLPTNRR
IND22041.455
USA22040.626
PAK31220.191
CAN3122-0.493
IRE2020-1.712

GROUP B

TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS33063.580
SCOT32052.164
NAM3122-2.098
ENG2011-1.800
OMA3030-1.613

GROUP C

TEAMMWL PTNRR
AFG22045.225
WI22043.574
UGA3122-4.217
PNG2020-0.434
NZ1010-4.200

GROUP D

TEAMMWLPTNRR
SA33060.603
BAN21120.075
NED21120.024
NEP2011-0.539
SL3021-0.777

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