Ahmedabad: In the fifth and deciding T20 match against England, opener KL Rahul was replaced by fast bowler T. Natarajan in the playing XI and captain Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) decided to open, which proved to be a hit. The opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli gave Team India a stormy start. Together, they added 94 runs for the first wicket. Rohit Sharma (Rohit Sharma) was batting fast, while Virat Kohli was giving more and more strikes to Rohit Sharma by giving a single.
Rohit made a big statement on Kohli
With the excellent opening batting of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, now the discussion has started whether Virat Kohli will get to open in the T20 World Cup too. After the series win against England, Rohit Sharma said in the press conference, “It is too early to decide the batting order of the team for the T20 World Cup from now.”
Virat Kohli stated his wish
After the match, captain Virat Kohli said that he will start the innings in the upcoming IPL 2021 and would like to play in the top order in the T20 World Cup as well. Rohit Sharma feels that Kohli’s opening in the fifth T20 match against England was only a strategic move. Rohit said, ‘There is still a lot of time in the T20 World Cup, then it will be too early to talk about how our batting will be. We have to sit down and decide what will be best for the team.
Hitman revealed the plan
Rohit said, “Opening Kohli was only a strategic move, because we wanted to keep the extra bowlers in the team and we wanted to bowl out a batsman and unfortunately KL Rahul had to sit out, which was a difficult decision.” Rohit said, ‘It was only for one match. When the World Cup is close, things can change. Regarding Kohli’s regular innings with him, Rohit said, “This batting order has been good for us in this match, but everything will depend on what the captain is thinking at that particular time.”