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‘Rohit Sharma best star of new generation’

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Posted: May 25, 2008 at 1948 hrs IST
      

New Delhi, May 25:: Rohit Sharma, one of the most successful batsmen in the ongoing IPL, found an admirer in former Test cricketer Madan Lal, who referred to the young batsman as 'the best star in the coming era'.

"Rohit Sharma has caught my attention among the breed of youngsters who are playing in the IPL. He is the best star in the coming era," Madan Lal said on being asked to name one promising young cricketer of the inaugural IPL.

However, the former India coach feels that a player's true worth cannot be judged by the Twenty20 format.

"Twenty20 is not the ideal format of judging a player's calibre. To judge a player one has to take into consideration his performance in one-dayers and Test cricket," he said on the sidelines of the launch of 'All sports bar' in the capital.

The World Cup winning Indian team member said a player cannot survive in this competitive world of cricket unless he has played Test and 50-over matches.

"Youngsters can never survive unless they play 50-over and Test cricket," he said.

Madan Lal, who joined the Essel Group-backed rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), lambasted the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and said the board lacks vision and only bothered about money.

"BCCI does not have vision. They don't think big, rather they think small and are only concerned about money," he said.

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