Indian opener and vice-captain of limited-overs, Rohit Sharma, has been playing cricket non-stop over of formats this year. It was a sensational year for him without the shadow of any doubt.
By beating Chennai Super Kings by 1 run in the fascinating final, he guided Mumbai Indians to the title glory in IPL 2019. By adding their fourth title to their coveted trophy cabinet, Mumbai Indians became the Indian Premier League’s most successful franchise.
In the 2019 ICC ODI world cup, Rohit Sharma will keep continuing to play his rich vein of form. His Midas touch saw him scoring a series of hundreds, making him the first cricketer in a World Cup tournament to score five centuries.
After the Test Cricket, waves made by Rohit and he established himself as the more fulfilled player during the formats of the three matches.
He declared his selection as he scored an excellent hundred against South Africa during his first Test held in Visakhapatnam when he was permitted to play against South Africa as an opener.
He followed it up in the first innings with a scintillating 176 and then followed it up in the second innings with a sterling 127. He was noted as the first batsman in the entire process to make double centuries as an opening batsman during that maiden Test.
Rohit Sharma scored his maiden double century, reaching the peak performance in the longest format. In the 3rd Test match against South Africa, he posted his career-best score of 212.
When Kohli took a short break from cricket, Rohit had led the squad within the three-match series of T20I against Bangladesh, and by 2-1 he won the series. After that, for 3 T20Is and an equal number of ODIs, India invested West Indians.
Rohit Sharma takes a small break from cricket
It has decided by Rohit that he will take a small break for the latest development.
The limited-overs vice-captain of India, having a regular feature in all formats of this year, will not play the upcoming three-match T20Is against Sri Lanka if the reliable sources do the rounds which will be believed.
In Guwahati, The first T20Is will be played on January 5, the second will be in Indore on January 7 and the third will be in Pune on January 10.
The report about Rohit is that probably he will be back in January later, for the three-match ODI series which will be against Australia.
“The selectors normally don’t give rest to anyone in the T20 team, but Rohit has been on the road for quite a while now. He has informed the Board that he wants to take rest for this series,” a source in the BCCI told.
Shikhar Dhawan, who just came out from a knee injury with he was suffering during Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament in November, will be open up against Sri Lanka with KL Rahul.