IPLomania, a syndicated study by Hansa Research aims to provide a unique perspective at who his successor in all these ...
- IPLomania, a syndicated study by
Hansa Researchaims to provide a unique perspective at who his successor in all these roles could be.
- The study looks into image associations across various parameters that reveal a very interesting facet of each player.
As a captain, the search did not go beyond a very popular choice in
IPLomania— a syndicated study by Hansa Research provides a unique perspective from the fan’s point of view.
Image associations across various parameters reveal a very interesting facet of each player.
Apart from the obvious ‘Young Rising Star, Dhoni’s association across all the image parameter are by far higher than both Virat and Rohit. But the delta between the scores of Rohit and Virat can be compared to Dhoni– as a Player, as a Captain, and as a Celebrity. The cult celebrity status of Dhoni has an able successor in Virat, is superlative performances across all formats makes him the greater entertainer, his consistency has helped him transform from just a great player to a Star, much in line with what Dhoni achieved.
As players, both Rohit and Virat are at par. They have distinct roles within the team, but both are considered as dependable and seen to be rising when the team needs them. However, the big reveal emanates from the attributes where the fans have rated Rohit more than Virat.
Guiding and promoting youngsters, staying calm under pressure, leading from the front, belief in instincts, taking risks, good relationships — all the attributes of a good leader. While treating the
If we allow the IPL to be treated as a surrogate for limited overs cricket, Virat as the captain has been shuffling the team structure frequently, sans trophy; Whereas Rohit as the leader has been bringing together the seemingly right combinations and making them click. The numbers are self-explanatory, but is India ready to split the captaincy?