Sandeep Sharma

Kane Williamson is a great leader, backs teammates even in tough situations : Sandeep Sharma


Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Sandeep Sharma, who has played the last two IPL seasons for them under Kane Williamson’s leadership, was full of praise for the Kiwi international when CricXtasy caught up with him for an exclusive conversation.

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“The best thing about Kane Williamson is that he is very understanding. He knows when to talk and how much to talk to get any job successfully done from his teammates,” Sandeep told CricXtasy in an exclusive interview.

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has been an inspirational leader, both in international cricket and the IPL

“He knows how to handle failures of his teammates. He chooses his words wisely and is very motivating even in tough situations,” the 27-year-old added.

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Sandeep, who has picked up 24 wickets in 23 IPL games in the last two seasons for Sunrisers Hyderabad, admires how Williamson handles bowlers when they have a bad day. He told that he has never seen Williamson losing his composure on the field and there is a lot to learn from him considering the way he handles himself after defeats.

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What Sandeep likes about Williamson’s leadership the most is that he doesn’t give up in any situation or anyone and motivates them to fight till the very last moment.

“That’s what you want from any captain, right? He backs you always, no matter what happens. He doesn’t give up on anyone or any situation till the last moment and that’s what makes him a great leader.”