If Ravichandran Ashwin has a mind of an astronaut, afterwards Ishant Sharma is Rajinikanth

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After his purpose as a Team Director of a Indian Cricket Team was extended to a 2016 T20 World Cup, Ravi Shastri spoke to BCCI.tv about how this has been his many severe charge in his cricket career.

Among other things, he also praised Ravichandran Ashwin, observant he is best off-spinner in a universe during a moment.

“Ashwin was extraordinary in Sri Lanka. And that’s since he was studious and relaxed. For him to know his possess bowling and what a group needs off him was a need of a hour. And we consider he has satisfied that,” Shastri said.


Ravichandran Ashwin. Getty

Then he added, as usually Ravi Shastri can: “We know he has got a mind of an astronaut. He has total that comprehension with ease and ease now. That bodes good for us since now a astronaut’s mind is assisting Team India take flight.”

Ashwin has got a mind of an astronaut. The comparison got us thinking. What kind of smarts competence some of a other cricketers in a group have from Shastri’s perspective? So we put together a brief list that we wish will competence assistance Shastri out in destiny interviews when he wants to get his indicate opposite in a lifelike way.

Ajinkya Rahane has a mind of an elevator-operator


Ajinkya Rahane. Getty Images

In one-dayers, we can ask Rahane to open a innings one day and bat in a center method a next, and he will. In Tests, we can ask Rahane to bat during No. 5 in one compare and afterwards pierce to No. 3 in a subsequent so that Rohit Sharma can bat during No 5, and he will. Yet he keeps creation runs regardless since his mind can hoop going adult and down and down and adult – only like roving an conveyor all day.

Stuart Binny has a mind of a para-trooper


Stuart Binny. Getty Images

Crisis in a center of a tour? Is India a bowler brief since of damage to their front-line players or miss of form? Stuart Binny is happy to fly in and dump true into action.

Ishant Sharma has a mind of Rajinikanth


Ishant Sharma. Getty Images.

Well, during slightest a partial of it. Ishant, over a final few years has been told again and again that he should be a spearhead of a Indian conflict now that Zaheer Khan’s general career appears to be over. But he simply refuses.

“When we am bowling, we am a bowler and not personality of a attack. That’s a elementary thing. we don’t consider all these things, to be honest, when we am bowling.”

In this respect, he follows a good famous Tamil film star who goes by a name of Rajinikanth. After years and years of attempted warning from his fans and well-wishers, Rajinikanth continues to stay divided from usurpation a care purpose in politics.

Mahendra Singh has a mind of James Bond

Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Getty Images.Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Getty Images.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Getty Images.

Is there anything that would make Dhoni demeanour agitated or perturbed on a cricket field? The World Cup might be on a line with Misbah-ul-Haq in good hold – though Dhoni wouldn’t skip a hearbeat and hand the round to Joginder Sharma. The male stays calm, grand underneath a many stressful of situations.

Just like James Bond (played by Pierce Brosnan) in World is not enough. In an adrenaline filled movement method where Bond’s speedboat capsizes in River Thames, Brosnan has a insolence to adjust his tie while still underwater. How cold is that?

And we know what else they contend about cold guys – they don’t demeanour during explosions. The universe competence be on fire, though they only keep walking away. The abandon are prohibited though their heart is chilled. They keep struttin’, in slow motion, since a some-more we omit it, a cooler we look.

So go a lyrics of The Lonely Island’s strain – Cool guys don’t demeanour during explosions.

Fits like a ‘T’ to MS Dhoni.

Virat Kohli is a Luke Skywalker to Ravi Shastri’s Obi-wan Kenobi

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri. Getty ImagesVirat Kohli and Ravi Shastri. Getty Images

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri. Getty Images

“The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an appetite margin combined by all vital things. It surrounds us and penetrates us. It binds a universe together.”

“Use a force, Luke.”

Aggression – Indian cricket’s new buzzword. Force – a synonym for aggression. Virat Kohli – A immature personality underneath a stewardship of a expressive Ravi Shastri.

So what are your suggestions? Wear your Ravi Shastri shawl on and let us know — how do a smarts of other Indian cricketers work? Leave your comments here or twitter to us @FirstpostSports.