Mumbai Indians [ Images ] coach Shaun Pollock [ Images ] on Thursday lauded Harbhajan Singh's [ Images ] captaincy in the Champions League [ Images ] T20 tournament, saying the offspinner thrives on responsibility and "lead the team from the front".
"Bhajji is the kind of person that thrives on responsibility, whether it be as a captain or on the field.
"If you give him the ball in a pressure situation, I think that's when he performs best," Pollock told reporters ahead of their semifinal with Somerset on Saturday.
Harbhajan took over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians after injury ruled out a clutch of senior players including regular captain Sachin Tendulkar [ Images ].
"He's been very calm, relaxed and focused on the job. He's taken advice from players all over the field and been keen to what the coaching staff have to offer.
"So I think he's done a good job, and has backed it up with quality performances which is important for a captain, to lead from the front."
"Lot of credit for our success has to got to Harbhajan for the way he's performed as captain," he said.