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Joe Root excellent batter but a poor captain, says Ian Chappell

Joe Root excellent batter but a poor captain, says…

MELBOURNE (Australia): Former Australia captain Ian Chappell labelled Pat Cummins as the most inspirational leader and he termed Joe Root the leader as "poor". Pat Cummins replaced Tim Paine as Australia Test skipper earlier this month. Paine had stepped down following a sexting scandal and then he took some time off to look after his mental health. "He is also by far the most inspirational player in the Australia side, and even when he was replaced as captain this week, the team still

Virat Kohli unquestionably the best at the moment: Ian…

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels India skipper Virat Kohli's penchant for playing copybook cricketing shots and his incredible fitness make him the world's best batsman across formats among the current generation of cricketers. "Of that group (including Steve Smith, Kane Williamson, Joe Root), Kohli is the best in all three forms. That's unquestionable," Chappell said on 'The RK Show', which is hosted by Radhakrishnan Sreenivasan on YouTube."His record in all three forms is quite unbelievable, particularly his record in the shorter forms." Chappell's comments come after former