Irfan Pathan compared Rohit Sharma with domestic batting stalwart Wasim Jaffer to further elaborate his point.
This will be the first stint of Wasim Jaffer as the coach of a state team. Jaffer confirmed his appointment as the coach, saying he is really looking forward to working with the Uttarakhand side.
The domestic season is expected to start in August but with the coronavirus cases rising rapidly in the country, the BCCI has so far adopted a wait and watch policy on resumption of activities.
Wasim Jaffer recalled that MS Dhoni, during his early days in the Indian team, had told him that he wanted to "make 30 lakh from playing cricket" to live a peaceful life in Ranchi.
Wasim Jaffer said that MS Dhoni's inclusion would ease the pressure on Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul.
Wasim Jaffer on Saturday announced retirement from all forms of cricket, drawing curtains on his illustrious career spanning over two decades.
No official announcement has been made by Kings XI Punjab with regards to Wasim Jaffer's appointment but his name shows up in the support staff section on the franchise's official website.
KL Rahul managed to score just 101 runs in four innings against the West Indies in the recently-concluded two-match Test series.
Vidarbha has now become the third team after Mumbai and Karnataka to clinch two Irani Cup titles in a row.
Defending champions Vidarbha are on the brink of victory at the Ranji Trophy final.
Resuming at 158/5, Saurashtra's lower order batsmen showed composure to drag the first innings total to 307.
Barring Snell Patel's resilient innings of unbeaten 87 for Saurashtra, all other batsmen failed to make any real impact.
People in cricket-mad India no longer have the passion for the four-day Ranji Trophy games.
Wasim Jaffer had earlier achieved this feat in the 2008-09 season while playing for Mumbai.
Wasim Jaffer reached the landmark while playing for Vidarbha against Baroda.
Reigning Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha completed a coveted double crown by winning the Irani Cup beating Rest of India by virtue of massive first innings lead.
Jaffer also became the first Indian and the oldest Asian, at 40, to register a 250-plus score in a first-class innings.
Experienced batsman Wasim Jaffer feels that India have a very good chance to level the three-match Test series against South Africa, if the visitors can bat well in the first innings of the second Test match in Centurion.