T20 WC: Fan asks Rohit Sharma for tickets for India vs Pak match
Cricket fans around the world are looking forward to the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup that kicks off on October 17. The Indian fans are particularly watching for the epic encounter between India and Pakistan, which is scheduled for October 24 at the Dubai International Stadium.
It was difficult to start again in the UAE: Rohit Sharma on MI's dismal show
On Friday, young batter Ishan Kishan (84) and Suryakumar Yadav (82) played outstanding knocks as Mumbai Indians scored a mammoth 235/9, which was way beyond Sunrisers Hyderabad's reach as the five-time champions won by 42 runs. But the victory was not enough as the five-time IPL champions bowed out of this edition of the IPL.
Wouldn't count too much into IPL performance ahead of T20 WC: Rohit Sharma
Six Mumbai Indians players -- Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and Rahul Chahar -- are also part of the 15-member Indian squad for the T20 World Cup, beginning October 17.
Rohit Sharma will be my choice for captaincy in next two T20 WCs: Gavaskar
"I think Rohit Sharma for the next two World Cups. You could say they (World Cups) are back-to-back, one starting in a month and another exactly a year from now. So clearly, yes, you don't want to change too many captains at this particular stage. Rohit Sharma would definitely be my choice for captaincy of the Indian team for both these T20 World Cups," said Gavaskar on 'Cricket Connected' show on Star Sports.
IPL 2021: Rohit becomes first player to score 1000 runs against single opposition
The Mumbai captain achieved the feat during the match Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. He now tops the list with over 1000 runs, with David Warner being the only player close to him. The Australian southpaw has 943 runs against Punjab Kings and 915 versus the Kolkata outfit.
You have to be best on that day: MI skipper Sharma on match against KKR
"I honestly don't believe in past records because T20 is game of�on that particular day what happens. It's a game of that. You have to be best on that day," said Sharma in a video posted by the franchise on social media. Mumbai vs Kolkata matchup in the IPL presents a very one-sided story. In 28 matches between the two teams, Mumbai, IPL winners for five times, have the dominant hand.
Rohit Sharma should be back for next match: MI's Jayawardene
Mumbai Indians face Kolkata Knight Riders on September 23 and the Sri Lankan head coach would be hoping Sharma leads the team following the 20-run defeat against Chennai Super Kings.
Virat Kohli likely to step down as white-ball captain, Rohit Sharma may succed him: Report
Speculations of Virat Kohli stepping down from the T20 and ODI captaincy have been floating in media for some time, with reports suggesting that the current captain wants to focus on his batting and thus will share leadership responsibilities with Rohit Sharma.
Is Indian cricket looking at split captaincy post England series?
Quoting a report, cricketaddictor.com said on Thursday that, "Team India skipper Virat Kohli might have his captaincy on the line when he leads the Indian team in the upcoming T20 World Cup. Kohli has come under the scanner multiple times of late, particularly regarding his failure to win an ICC event despite having a strong squad."
Rohit Sharma scores his highest overseas, but fails to get century
Sharma, who has shored up India's top order by putting on strong opening wicket stands ever since he has joined the team as opener has scored seven half-centuries away from home in 22 Tests so far. Prior to the 83 on Thursday, Sharma's top score abroad was 79 against Sri Lanka in Colombo, made exactly six years ago in August 2015.