Top 5 / Top 10 38 // 22 Jan 2019, 16:38 IST SHARE Cricket is the only team sport where the role of the Captain is elaborate and all-absorbing. The glorious game has eleven players in one team but the collective responsibility of a nation’s win or loss is ultimately placed on the head and shoulders of the leader. He not only has to answer for his own failures but is held accountable for his teammates as well.The skipper has to be an astute observer to the proceedings and has to remain proactive. Thus, the traditional cricket captains are customarily the best batsmen of the team. Sir Don Bradman, Sir Len Hutton, Sir Gary Sobers, Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar, etc. all have taken the burden of being a captain. It is easier to demand the absolute best from your teammates when you yourself are setting up an example.In the modern era, we have four batsmen who shall definitely grace the hall of fame once they finish playing. England’s Joe Root, Australia’s Steve Smith, New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and India’s Virat Kohli are all batting legends in making. All four also lead their respective nations, therefore, providing us with a… Read full this story
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