With India captain Virat Kohli nursing a shoulder injury and not quite sure whether he would be fit enough to play the final Test match against Australia in Dharamsala, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, in all probability, will take up the job of the captain in Kohli's absence.
Talking about Rahane taking up the job of captaincy, Australia captain Steve Smith reckoned that the Mumbai batsman will do a good job as skipper, terming him as a "more chilled out guy" than his opposite number.
"No, I think they'll be fine. I think Ajinkya Rahane will probably step up to captain their side. I thought he did a pretty good job last week (in Ranchi) when he was out on the field in Virat's absence. So, I'm confident, he'll be able to do a good job for them."
Playing alongside Rahane has given Smith an opportunity to know him and his assessment is that Rahane is less emotional.
"He (Rahane) is probably a bit more chilled out, out on the field. Probably, not quite as emotional. But, no, look, I think he understands the game really well.
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