Iyer says he enjoyed taking half in under Rahul’s captaincy in South Africa
India batter and Kolkata Knight Riders’ new captain Shreyas Iyer has lavished praise on nationwide group-mate KL Rahul, saying his “unruffled manner” and “instinctive” on-discipline decision-making ability makes him his favourite captain.
Iyer, who played under Rahul correct through the ODI series in South Africa earlier this 365 days, modified into once impressed with his management abilities.
“It modified into once nice to play under him,” Iyer said on Crimson Bull Cricket Room on Clubhouse. “Before all the pieces build, he’s an popular participant. The self belief he carries on the discipline and within the group meetings, the enhance that he offers to the gamers, is tall.
“He’s got a in actuality unruffled manner and his on-discipline decision-making is terribly instinctive. I finally enjoyed taking half in under him.”
Iyer had bowled three overs for 21 runs after Rahul had handed him the chance to roll his arm within the third ODI in South Africa.
“Also, he gave me three overs of bowling, which no longer one of many captains beforehand had carried out. So yeah, he’s my favourite captain,” Iyer quipped.
Rahul, who led Punjab Kings in 2020 and 2021, will now captain Lucknow Supergiants in IPL 2022, which begins on March 26.