New Delhi: Team India has taken a 1-0 lead in the 5-match Test series against England by performing brilliantly in the second Test. Almost every player performed brilliantly in the match played at the historic ground of Lord’s. It also includes the name of Team India’s opener Rohit Sharma. Rohit showed the power of his bat and played a brilliant innings of 83 runs.
Rohit got his iron in England
Rohit Sharma is known as an explosive batsman in ODIs and T20s. For some time, he has also made a name for himself as a Test cricketer. However, he had not been able to do anything special in the Test so far, due to which he had to face a lot of criticism. But after this tremendous innings of Lord’s, he has given a befitting reply to his critics. Rohit proved that he is a lion in Tests besides at home and abroad.
Shastri behind Rohit’s success
The emergence of Rohit Sharma in this way in Test cricket, the credit also goes to Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri. In fact, a big disclosure has been made in the book Mission Domination – An Unfinished Quest written by Boria Majumdar and Kushan Sarkar. The book tells how Shastri resolved to make Rohit a successful Test cricketer.
Shastri fulfilled his promise
In 2019, Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri had said that if Rohit Sharma does not become a successful Test batsman during his tenure, he will consider himself a failure. A coach gave such a big deal and then Rohit achieved this special position. In such a situation, it would not be wrong to say that a lot of credit for Rohit’s success also goes to Shastri.
Let us tell you that Rohit Sharma is currently the highest ranked Test opener. Rohit occupies the sixth position.
Team India beat England in second test
In the second match of the 5-match Test series, Team India defeated England by 151 runs. There was a time in this match that England’s team would win this match easily, but the players of Team India did not allow this to happen. The great partnership of Shami and Bumrah kept the Indian team in the match and then the bowlers gave their amazing, in the end India won the match. The third test match between India and England will be played at Leeds from August 25.