Melbourne, May 25 (IANS) Batting legend Allan Border feels Indias’s Virat Kohli, England’s Eoin Morgan and Australia’s Aaron Finch are the three captains to look out for in the World Cup in England and Wales that starts on May 30.
“Virat Kohli, I think he’s a different type of captain. He’s a bit more of a boisterous-type player and wears his heart on his sleeve,” Border told cricket.com.au.
“So the players know if they’ve stuffed up because he’s one of those really in-your-face-type skippers.”
Border, who captained Australia in 178 ODIs, did not rank the trio in any order but said he impressed with Morgan under whose leadership England have reached the pinnacle of ODI cricket.
“England, I think they’re doing exceptionally well. They’ve brought a different game plan to the table which is going to be interesting to see how it pans out in the World Cup. They’re a dangerous side because of it and you know as the bowling group you’re under pressure,” he said.
“The way it looks to me, they might drop the odd game but they’re going to win enough games to get through to the semi-finals and that’s what it’s all about.
“That game plan under Trevor Bayliss as coach and Eoin Morgan, I think he’s a seriously good one-day cricketer, and he’s as good a captain as there is going around. Tactically he’s very good and their game plan at the moment is a dangerous game plan to play against.”
Border, 63, said Finch has got the group together under difficult circumstances.
“Aaron Finch is doing a great job. He’s got a good feel around the group, I think that’s what he brings to his captaincy,” Border said.
“Everyone knows their responsibilities and it’s a good environment to play in. So that’s a good start as a captain. He’s done a very good job.
“Tactically, I think they (Kohli, Morgan and Finch) all do very well.”