MI vs KKR: Rohit Sharma’s chat with Rinku Singh after T20 World Cup 2024 snub prompts this response from Tom Moody

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Rohit Sharma, Rinku Singh and Tom Moody


Former Sunrise Hyderabad Head coach Tom Moody praised Indian captain Rohit Sharma for having an honest conversation with middle-order batsman Rinku Singh.

Rohit Sharma’s talk with Rinku Singh was praised by Tom Moody, among other experts, because kkr The powerful batsman was left out of India’s main squad for the ICC T20 WC 2024.

Rinku was initially touted to be part of India’s 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup but was eventually included in the list of extras alongside Shubman Gill, Avesh Khan and Khaleel Ahmed.

Why did Ajit Agarkar and Rohit Sharma leave out Rinku Singh?

Yesterday in Mumbai, Indian captain Rohit Sharma sat along with chief selector Ajit Agarkar at a press conference to address the media about the 15-man squad. There, Rohit and Agarkar were asked why Rinku Singh was left out of the main team and what wrong he had done to be left out.

Ajit Agarkar responded that putting Rinku Singh in the extras was the most difficult thing for him and the Indian team management led by Rahul Dravid. Agarkar further explained that it was not Rinku’s fault that he could not make it to the main team. It was a move that was taken to give Rohit Sharma a few more options in terms of spin.

Regarding the XI combinations, Agarkar stated that Rinku Singh and Shubman Gill could not make it into the team. Rohit Sharma also said that since the conditions in the US are unknown, the team decided to go for a spin bowling option.

“Probably the hardest thing we have had to do. He hasn’t done anything wrong, nor has Shubman Gill. It’s the combinations again. As Rohit said, we are not sure what conditions we will get. We have tried to have enough options. There are a couple of wristers, Chahal and Kuldeep, to give more options to Rohit.” – Agarkar said during the press conference in Mumbai.

What did Tom Moody say about Rohit Sharma’s chat with Rinku?

Before the press conference took place, Rohit Sharma was caught on camera chatting exhaustively with Rinku Singh. Fans on social media assume that Rohit went to Rinku to ask why he didn’t cut it off. And according to Tom Moody, it was something only a true leader does.

Tom Moody praised Rohit Sharma for his candid and honest conversation with Rinku Singh. Moody said it is always easy for a captain to talk to a player who has been selected, but it is always difficult to explain to someone why they have been excluded.

The former Australia cricketer termed Rohit as a great leader who has the brilliant ability to communicate with his players.

“That’s great leadership. Making sure you’re sincere and honest. It’s easier to talk to someone when they’re on the team, it’s always difficult to talk to someone who’s left out.”

“That’s why Rohit Sharma is so appreciated in the playing group. He is a very good leader. He has those social skills, which are so important in communication.” – Tom Moody said via Star Sports.