Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the course of the second Check vs Sri Lanka.© AFP
Rohit Sharma is basking within the glory of having fun with an unbeaten run within the recently-concluded dwelling season for Workforce India and he has garnered big reward from former India batter Wasim Jaffer who mentioned that the Hitman can turn out to be a greater Check chief than Virat Kohli. In all the dwelling season, Workforce India didn’t lose a single match because the aspect went on to win 14 straight video games throughout all codecs. Most lately, Workforce India defeated Sri Lanka 2-0 within the two-match Check collection.
With this win towards Sri Lanka, India moved to the fourth spot within the World Check Championship standings. India’s subsequent Check within the longest format will come towards England in July this yr the place each groups will sq. within the fifth Check of the collection which was slated to recover from final yr.
«Sure, he can turn out to be (a greater Check captain than Virat Kohli). Do not know what number of Checks he’ll captain, however tactically I really feel he is among the finest captains and we’re seeing the outcomes of how they’ve whitewashed every collection. It feels just like the captaincy has come within the arms of the appropriate particular person,» Jaffer advised ESPNcricinfo.
Rohit was appointed because the Check captain earlier this yr and he took over the reins from Kohli, who stood down after the South Africa tour. Within the Check collection towards Sri Lanka, Rohit didn’t have to interrupt a sweat as Workforce 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 towards the Delhi Capitals.
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