5 Reasons why Nitish Rana’s appointment as captain is a masterstroke by Kolkata

Experience as captain in domestic circuit Nitish Rana has captained his state team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 12 times and has won 8 of those matches.

Foreign captain could impact team balance If a foreign captain fails to perform well it will be a huge burden on the management and it will also affect the balance of the team

Familiar face in the Kolkata camp. Rana has been with the team since 2018, making him more familiar in the Kolkata camp.

Consistency with the bat Nitish Rana has played 91 games so far in the men’s T20 franchise cricket league and has scored 2181 runs at an average of 27.96.

Can emulate Hardik Pandya While announcing their new captain, the Kolkata management might have recalled the last season where Hardik Pandya led his team to the Indian T20 League title. 

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