Chennai: The bad form of Rohit Sharma (explosive opener of Team India) in Test cricket continues unabated. In the first Test match played in Chennai (Rohit Sharma) Rohit Sharma (6) was dismissed for 6 and 12 runs.
Rohit Sharma’s performance from 8 innings was very poor
Rohit Sharma started opening Test matches for Team India from October 2019. Rohit Sharma had a great start as an opener in the Test, but his performance has been very poor for the last eight innings.
In the last eight innings in Test matches, only one half-century has been scored by Rohit Sharma’s bat. During this time, Rohit Sharma’s highest score has been 52 runs, which he made in the Sydney Test match against Australia last month.
The impact on Kohli and Pujara
The flop of Rohit Sharma has an impact on the middle order of the Indian team, due to which Team India does not get a good start and batsmen like Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are under pressure. .
Rohit loses his wicket by playing a bad shot
Rohit Sharma’s batting in Test cricket has not been good. Rohit Sharma does not stay at the crease and loses his wicket by playing a bad shot. In such a situation, questions are also being raised about Rohit Sharma’s place in the Test. India has a star batsman like KL Rahul, who is currently in very good form.
KL Rahul has the power to do good for India for a long time at the opening position in Test cricket. Apart from this, Rahul can also do wicketkeeping, so that India can include an extra bowler, all-rounder or batsman in the playing eleven.
Rohit’s last Test century came in October 2019
The poor form of 33-year-old Rohit Sharma can be gauged from the fact that he has not scored a single century in the last 8 innings in Test cricket. Rohit Sharma last scored a century against South Africa in Ranchi in October 2019.
In this match, Rohit Sharma scored 212 runs.
After this innings, not a single century of Rohit Sharma has come, which is a matter of concern for Team India. Rohit Sharma has so far scored 6 centuries and 11 half-centuries in his Test career. Rohit Sharma has scored 2,288 runs in 53 Tests at an average of 44, in which his best score is 212 runs. Rohit Sharma has scored only one double century in a Test career, while he has a world record of three double centuries in ODIs.