Former Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting has praised the Indian cricket team for their exceptional ability to handle intense pressure, dubbing them a formidable force in the cricketing world. Ponting, a three-time World Cup winner, also expressed his belief that Rohit Sharma is the perfect choice to lead the Indian team, especially on home soil during the World Cup.Ponting highlighted Rohit Sharma’s calm and composed demeanor, both on and off the field, emphasizing how this quality positively impacts his captaincy and playing style. He commended Rohit’s concise approach to the game and noted that pressure seems to have little effect on him, showcasing his resilience as a leader.
Speaking about India’s cricketing prowess, Ponting emphasized the team’s depth and talent across various aspects of the game, including fast bowling, spin, and a strong top and middle-order batting lineup. He acknowledged the challenge other teams face in trying to defeat India, acknowledging their well-rounded and skillful squad.