Indian cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar got everything that a player could wish for, but there were few fronts where he faltered really badly and one was captaincy.
Former India coach Madan Lal revealed the reason behind Sachin’s failure as a captain. The World Cup-winning all-rounder said that it was because of Sachin’s single focus on his individual skills.
"I won't agree with you that he was not a great captain. But he was so involved in his own performance; he found it difficult to take care of the team. Because as a captain you not only need to take care of your performance but also get the best performance from the other 10 players. It is critical how you manage them," Lal told Sportskeeda.
In his stint as captain of India, Tendulkar led the cricket crazy nation in 25 Test matches. In these India could win four, lost 12, and drew nine. Tendulkar had a long stint as the ODI captain but India managed to win 23 out of 73 matches under him.
Apart from leading the national team, Tendulkar also captained his IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. He could not lead MI to a title victory but finished his captaincy career with 32 wins from 55 matches.