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Post Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, here are the cricketers who can lead from the front

Life moves on - one generation leaves behind a legacy. Virat Kohli has relinquished captaincy with Rohit Sharma taking over across formats, but with both in their mid-30s, isn't it time to eye the future and groom the next leader? Now, who are in the running? Here we go!



The veterans and the ones ones in contention
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The veterans and the ones ones in contention
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KL Rahul has had the experience of leading India though success has eluded him. Yet it is too early to write him off - the Karnataka star has it in him to don the captain's hat
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KL Rahul has had the experience of leading India though success has eluded him. Yet it is too early to write him off - the Karnataka star has it in him to don the captain's hat
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His critics take potshots at him because of his inconsistent temperament, but Rishabh Pant can be groomed as a leader for the future
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His critics take potshots at him because of his inconsistent temperament, but Rishabh Pant can be groomed as a leader for the future
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His stint as the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper may not have yielded results, but here is Shreyas Iyer with a cool head above his shoulders who can turn out to be a success as a captain. Iyer's consistent show with the bat can seal the deal for him
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His stint as the Kolkata Knight Riders skipper may not have yielded results, but here is Shreyas Iyer with a cool head above his shoulders who can turn out to be a success as a captain. Iyer's consistent show with the bat can seal the deal for him
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Seeing him successfully leading Gujarat Titans at the IPL may have taken his critics by surprise, but Hardik Pandya is a man on a mission. However, fitness may be a concern and he also needs to establish himself across formats. We are watching. The IPL triumph would be the perfect icing on the cake
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Seeing him successfully leading Gujarat Titans at the IPL may have taken his critics by surprise, but Hardik Pandya is a man on a mission. However, fitness may be a concern and he also needs to establish himself across formats. We are watching. The IPL triumph would be the perfect icing on the cake
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