Team India skipper Rohit Sharma hailed Mohammed Siraj for stepping up in senior pacers’ absence and doing a great job in the recently concluded Test series in West Indies. The 36-year-old added that while he does not want any specific individual to lead the attack, Siraj did a good job as leader of the bowling attack in West Indies.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma reckons that the failure of experienced batters in the side to rise to the challenge cost them the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia at The Oval. Rohit opined that since the batters have experience of playing in England, they were expected to deliver, but added that the one-off game offers a different challenge.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma has blamed the team’s batters for the hosts’ defeat in the second ODI against Australia in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, March 19. The Men in Blue were bowled out for 117 in 26 overs as India succumbed to their biggest defeat in terms of balls remaining - 234 balls.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma has stated that stripping KL Rahul of the vice-captaincy does not mean anything. Rahul was named vice-captain for the first two Tests of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. However, Rohit will be without a deputy for the remaining two Tests. The decision to strip Rahul as vice-captain has coincided with his struggles with the bat.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma backed KL Rahul in spite of the latter’s continued poor form with the bat. Rahul was under pressure going into the Test series against Australia at home due to a string of low scores. He registered four failures in Bangladesh during the two-match series, while captaining the team in Rohit’s absence.
Team India skipper Rohit Sharma hailed all-rounder Shardul Thakur for his impactful performance in the Indore ODI against New Zealand on Tuesday, January 24. Thakur was named Player of the Match for his figures of 3/45 and 25 runs as India beat the Kiwis by 90 runs.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma has backed Ravichandran Ashwin's suggestion to start the World Cup games early to lessen the impact of the dew factor. He, however, added that he is unsure if the timings could be changed, since the same are decided by the broadcasters.
After Team India skipper Rohit Sharma was not picked in the T20I squad for the series against Sri Lanka, speculations were rife about his future in the format. Hardik Pandya was named captain of the T20I squad and led the team to a 2-1 triumph. Rohit had struggled in the T20 World Cup with the willow, and his captaincy also did not impress too many experts.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma admitted that the wicket in Thiruvananthapuram for the opening T20I of the three-match series against South Africa was a rather tricky one. He, however, added that players also get to learn a lot by playing on such challenging wickets.