Ben Stokes has very similar characteristics to Virat Kohli: Nasser Hussain: Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has in contrast Ben Stokes’ traits to India captain Virat Kohli, saying Stokes is a pacesetter within the English dressing room anyway.

Ben Stokes has very similar characteristics to Virat Kohli: Nasser Hussain

Ben Stokes and Virat Kohli. (Reuters Photograph)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stokes has very related traits to Kohli: Hussain
  • Curiously, Root additionally sees a shade of Virat Kohli in his deputy Ben Stokes
  • I believe he would make an excellent captain: Hussain on Stokes

Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that star all-rounder Ben Stokes has very related traits to India skipper Virat Kohli as he additionally needs to win.

Stokes might be main the England facet for the primary Check in opposition to West Indies within the unavailability of skipper Joe Root, who has determined to spend time along with his pregnant spouse.

Curiously, Root additionally sees a shade of Virat Kohli in his deputy Ben Stokes and feels the flamboyant all-rounder will lead by instance just like the Indian skipper

“He [Stokes] is a fighter of a personality,” Hussain stated. “He thinks from each state of affairs, you’ll be able to win that sport, and we’ve got seen that at Headingley, we’ve got seen that on the World Cup. He has very related traits to Kohli, to be sincere. He needs to win,” Hussain stated whereas talking Sony Ten’s Pit Cease present.

Hussain additionally stated he feels Stokes can be a superb captain. Nevertheless, Hussain additionally identified the historical past of English cricket’s incorrect decisions of captains.

“I believe he would make an excellent captain. The one downside with that’s, I’d say, in England, typically we’ve got made our greatest cricketers and our all-rounder’s captains, whether or not it’s [Ian] Botham or whoever. Generally, it doesn’t sit if you’ve acquired a lot in your plate,” Hussain added.

“And Ben is a pacesetter in that dressing room anyway. Folks have a look at Stokes, even when he’s vice-captain and go, ‘What’s Ben doing? How would Ben do that?’ I prefer it the way in which it’s in the intervening time Joe [Root]’s captain, Ben is your vice-captain. There are leaders that don’t want the arm-band and I believe Ben Stokes is a kind of. However I believe on a short-term foundation, Ben Stokes in a one-off sport on the Ageas Bowl, or perhaps a few video games, I believe he would stand in and do an excellent job,” Hussain concluded.

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