Indian captain Rohit Sharma stated that there was a specific reason behind promoting all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the batting order in the 1st T20I against Sri Lanka at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Thursday. Jadeja made a comeback from injury to the Indian team on Thursday. He was sent into bat at number four after Ishan Kishan was dismissed for 89. Jadeja faced four balls in which he scored three runs.
India captain Rohit Sharma stated that he is happy with what the side managed to achieve in the white-ball series against West Indies at home. According to Rohit, the hosts pretty much got what they wanted from the games. On Sunday, India clinched the three-match T20I series 3-0 by winning the final match by 17 runs. Before that, they had hammered the Windies by the same margin in the one-day series.
National selection committee chairman Chetan Sharma termed Rohit Sharma the 'No.1 cricketer' in the country. He made the statement after naming Rohit the Test captain while announcing the squads for the home series against Sri Lanka. With this, the 34-year-old is now the all-format leader of the Indian team.
India’s white-ball captain Rohit Sharma termed young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi as a special talent and something different after the latter’s impressive T20I debut. Bishnoi claimed 2 for 17, picking up two wickets in one over in the 1st T20I against West Indies in Kolkata. Thanks to his efforts, India restricted the opponents to 157 for 7 and won the match by six wickets to take the 1-0 lead in the three-game series.
Team India’s white-ball captain Rohit Sharma has backed his predecessor Virat Kohli to the hilt over the latter’s dry run in the one-day series against West Indies. Ahead of the T20I series, which begins on Wednesday, Rohit was asked about Kohli’s struggles with the willow.
India captain Rohit Sharma on Friday said that biggest positive for India from the ODI series against West Indies was the performance of the bowling unit. Defending a total of 265 in the third and final ODI, India bowled out West Indies for 169. Prasidh Krishna and Mohammed Siraj claimed three wickets each while Deepak Chahar and Kuldeep Yadav also claimed a couple of wickets apiece.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma hailed Prasidh Krishna for his match-winning spell against West Indies in the 2nd ODI of the three-match series in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. Krishna stunned the Windies with figures of 4 for 12 as India defended a total of 237 and clinched the three-match series 2-0 with a 44-run triumph.
India’s white-ball captain Rohit Sharma has urged his players to be innovative and challenge themselves. He asserted that the players don’t need to change a lot of things but must lift themselves under pressure. The 34-year-old was speaking after India’s six-wicket victory in the 1st ODI of the three-match series against West Indies in Ahmedabad.
Team India skipper Rohit Sharma has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will open the innings in the 1st ODI against West Indies in Ahmedabad on Sunday, February 6. The opening one-dayer of the series will be a historic one as India will become the 1st team to feature in a 1000 ODIs. However, India’s preparations have been hit with Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Ruturaj Gaikwad among seven members of the Indian contingent testing positive.