"I would not call my batting as power-hitting, it is not something that I am blessed with, I try to play the role I feel the team requires me to play at that moment, I have learnt to stay in the moment, that is something I have really worked on and as you grow older, you realise that you need to keep on getting better, I am blessed that I get to interact with the best players in the world, I am always looking to grow," said the 28-year-old during a virtual press conference from Sydney. … [Read more...] about KL Rahul should open for India in Rohit Sharma’s absence, he can also score 200s in ODIs: Aakash Chopra
Double hundreds of rohit sharma
If Kohli goes on to win the next World T20 and more ICC trophies, it is possible that Sharma might never get a crack at the captaincy at the highest level. While that will be unfortunate, it will be a case of him being born in the wrong era. Amol Muzumdar scored tons of runs, and Rajinder Goel and Padmakar Shivalkar took truckloads of wickets, but all three never got a chance to play for India, unfortunately. And that was because India was blessed with the Fab Four batsmen in Muzumdar's time and Bishan Singh Bedi and other fine spinners in Goel's and Shivalkar's time. … [Read more...] about Should Rohit Sharma take over the T20I captaincy from Virat Kohli?
With all the buzz surrounding Rohit Sharma ahead of the India versus Australia series, it is now believed that nobody actually knows why he headed to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) when he was scheduled to travel to Australia with the squad after the IPL final on November 12. The BCCI official also accused that the Mumbai Indians captain decided not to board the flight all by himself and in the process dented the team’s preparations ahead of the full-fledged two-month-long tour. … [Read more...] about Rohit Sharma Was Expected to Board The Flight, But he Chose Not to: BCCI Source
Kieron Pollard: He is the unappointed second-captain of the side. Has been a part of the franchise from the inception of the league, he has grown as a cricketer with the franchise. He is well-respected by the cricketers in the circuit. The burly West Indian is also experienced and a gamechanger on his day. He is also a livewire in the field and can roll his arms over if required. … [Read more...] about IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma to Jasprit Bumrah, Players Champions Mumbai Indians (MI) Could Retain Ahead of Mega Auction
Players for various awards have been shortlisted based on their performances from January 1 2011 to October 7 2020. For the first time, the fans will have a say in selecting the winners - they will make up 10% of the voting while an expert panel will make up the remaining 90%. "The nominees for each of the categories have been determined by the Awards Nominations Committee according to on-field performances and overall achievements for at least five years during the period," an ICC release stated. … [Read more...] about Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Steven Smith, Joe Root nominated for ICC men’s cricketer of the decade award