Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the course of the second Take a look at vs Sri Lanka.© AFP
Rohit Sharma is basking within the glory of having fun with an unbeaten run within the recently-concluded residence season for Crew India and he has garnered enormous reward from former India batter Wasim Jaffer who stated that the Hitman can turn into a greater Take a look at chief than Virat Kohli. In the whole residence season, Crew India didn’t lose a single match because the aspect went on to win 14 straight video games throughout all codecs. Most not too long ago, Crew India defeated Sri Lanka 2-0 within the two-match Take a look at sequence.
With this win in opposition to Sri Lanka, India moved to the fourth spot within the World Take a look at Championship standings. India’s subsequent Take a look at within the longest format will come in opposition to England in July this yr the place each groups will sq. within the fifth Take a look at of the sequence which was slated to recover from final yr.
“Yes, he can become (a better Test captain than Virat Kohli). Don’t know how many Tests he will captain, but tactically I feel he is one of the best captains and we are seeing the results of how they have whitewashed each series. It feels like the captaincy has come in the hands of the right person,” Jaffer told ESPNcricinfo.
Rohit was appointed because the Take a look at captain earlier this yr and he took over the reins from Kohli, who stood down after the South Africa tour. Within the Take a look at sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka, Rohit didn’t have to interrupt a sweat as Crew India made lightwork of their problem.
The Hitman will subsequent be seen in motion for the Mumbai Indians within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Mumbai will open their marketing campaign on March 27 in opposition to the Delhi Capitals.
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