Former opener gave a shocking statement for Rohit Sharma, know what he said
New Delhi: Since the beginning of 2023, the performance of Indian team captain and opener Rohit Sharma has been commendable. In the first two matches against Sri Lanka and New Zealand, captain Rohit Sharma made an aggressive start, although he was unable to score big. But in the last ODI against the Kiwi team, he played a brilliant century innings and ended the drought of centuries for 3 years and scored the 30th century of his ODI career. Former Indian player Wasim Jaffer has given his opinion regarding the change in Rohit Sharma’s game.
Seeing the excellent batting of captain Rohit Sharma, former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer said while talking to a media channel, ‘Rohit is in excellent form in this series. He looks like the old Rohit Sharma. When the openers give you such a quick start, it is very difficult to bat at 9-10 runs per over for such a long time in 50 overs. You have to give credit to how Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill have started the innings.
Let us inform you that Indian captain Rohit Sharma has scored a total of 186 runs in the three-match ODI series. Which includes a century and a half-century.
He also gave his reaction regarding Shardul Thakur
He has selected Indian bowler Shardul Thakur as the third bowler and further said in this regard, ‘At present, I think Shardul Thakur is the only player who can contribute to the team with bat and fast bowler because Deepak Chahar is not playing any cricket at the moment. are not playing. We don’t know about Thakur’s fitness level but when he gets back to form, he might be one of those contenders. He can bowl with the new ball and can bat at No.8. So as an alternative to the third bowler, Shardul Thakur is probably the No. 1 choice and then Deepak Chahar after that.
Full details of 3rd ODI
Let us tell you that Team India came to bat first after losing the toss in this match. Thanks to the brilliant century innings of captain Rohit Sharma and opener Shubman Gill, the team scored a mammoth score of 385 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs. After this, the visiting team, chasing this target, was reduced to 295 runs in 41.2 overs. In this match, Shardul Thakur did not let the middle order batsmen of the Kiwi team survive by bowling brilliantly in the middle overs. Shardul Thakur took three important wickets for 45 runs in his 6-over spell. He was also given the man of the match award for his performance. David Conway, the lone batsman for New Zealand, played a valuable inning of 138 runs, however, despite this the team could not reach the target. With the victory in this match, the Indian team cleanswept the visiting team 3-0 in the three-match ODI series and also became the number one team in the ICC ODI rankings.
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