The aforesaid reluctance proves to me that he's still in Sissyville. Shubhagauto, a natural finder of gaps and singles, can switch gears when need be and can be the ideal 6 or 7 at this beginning of his international career. Alok at his best, is also ideal at number 6.
"And do not curse those who call on other than GOD, lest they blaspheme and curse GOD, out of ignorance. We have adorned the works of every group in their eyes. Ultimately, they return to their Lord, then He informs them of everything they had done." (Qur'an 6:108)