Rohit missed the opening game as the team management felt it was important to give him some more recovery time after he injured himself during the Test series in England.
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Mumbai Indians, who are the defending champions, will play Chennai Super Kings in Dubai on September 19 in a match that will resume IPL 2021.
While Kohli has been very successful in Test cricket, the onus of leading the side in limited-overs cricket could fall on Sharma because of the former’s failure to guide the side to victory in ICC events despite having some of the best bowlers and batters in the game.
“A top class innings from a high class player. Take a bow #RohitSharma. Could well be a series defining innings. Come on, let’s get a big lead,” tweeted former India batsman VVS Laxman on Saturday.
Rohit’s scores of 19 and 59 in the third Test lifted him one place to a career-best fifth position, seven rating points more than Kohli for an aggregate of 773.
By stumps on the third evening, India reached 215 for two in their second innings courtesy of Pujara and Rohit, who scored a half-century while skipper Virat Kohli was also closing in on his milestone.
India went from 97 for no loss to 112/4 as the Indian batsmen fell to swing from James Anderson as well as a run out [of Rahane].
Rohit had scored 65 and 60 not out in the last two T20 Internationals he played back in January-February 2020.
Sharma’s poor run of scores has reflected in India’s poor opening starts. When he joined the playing XI for the third Test in Sydney, India seemed to have found a solution as he and Gill provided 70 and 71-run starts to the team.
The Indian side on Sunday boarded two buses to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for a gym session after their practice session was cancelled due to rain.
Rohit Sharma clears fitness test at Bengaluru’s NCA; BCCI to take call on his inclusion for Australia Tests
Rohit had sustained a hamstring injury during the IPL, which led to him missing the white-ball leg of the ongoing tour. He is also out of reckoning for the first two Tests but can now be there for the last two games.
With an income of over Rs 137 crore from the T20 league, Dhoni has emerged as the highest-paid player in IPL.
“Virat Kohli is not a bad captain, but Rohit Sharma is a better captain. There is a vast difference between the quality of captaincy,” said Gambhir on the Star Sports show Cricket Connected.
Rohit Sharma, captain of the losing team, said his Mumbai Indians would take “a lot of positives” from this game played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The two most successful teams in the IPL have faced each other 28 times with MI holding an edge over CSK as they have won 17 games and lost 11.
It marked the end of a trophy-laden career spanning nearly 15 years, in which Dhoni also oversaw the rise of the likes of current Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
Star India pacer Jasprit Bumrah continues to lead the bowling charts and is followed by New Zealand pacer Trent Boult and Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman.
After hitting 52 against Bangladesh in the third game of the T20I series, Rahul has now shown great form in the Syed Mushtaq Ali as well as he has scored two fifties in six games.
While Rohit scored his third hundred of the series, reaching the three-figure mark with a six, Rahane brought up another fifty as the score read 205/3 at Tea.
Speaking on the poor show by Jason Holder-led West Indes side in the series, where they were whitewashed 0-2, Ganguly said the hosts lacked application.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was named the captain of the team while Alex Carey of Asutralia was appointed the wicketkeeper.
Rohit has also become the leading run-getter in this World Cup after accumulating 544 runs from seven innings. He is followed by Australians David Warner (516 runs) and Aaron Finch (504 runs) at the second and third place respectively.
Rohit Sharma’s dismissal against the West Indies once again raised questions on the precision of the Decision Review System (DRS).
Rohit Sharma bring up his 42nd ODI half ton.
Rohit Sharma said Pandya is the one, amongst the Indian cricketers, who is most obsessed with selfies and is also the worst dancer.