Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma records most ducks for any batter in the history of IPL
It is also Rohit's 16th duck in the IPL, the most for any batter in the history of the competition. He has surpassed Dinesh Karthik, Mandeep Singh and Sunil Narine, who are now joint second with 15 ducks each. Rohit, who had scored a three-ball duck in his previous game against Punjab Kings at Mohali, decided to bat at No.3 in Chennai, with Australia all-rounder Cameron Green opening the batting with Ishan Kishan.
IPL 2023: Jofra Archer returns as Mumbai Indians win toss, opt to field against Punjab Kings
"We are going to have a bowl first. Really nice to have some wins under the belt, winning is always nice and the atmosphere is good but the job is not done. Quite surprisingly nice and pleasant. Looking forward to this game. We have had some injuries but Jofra is back and that is the only change. Wankhede is a good pitch to bat on and it gets better as the game goes on, hopefully we restrict them and chase it down later," said Rohit at the toss.
Rohit Sharma joins JioCinema as brand ambassador for IPL 2023
"Star cricketer and captain of Indian men's team Rohit Sharma has come onboard as the brand ambassador for JioCinema. We'll keep building on our offerings and ensure that digital streaming gives an innovative and unique experience to millions of our viewers," a JioCinema official said. JioCinema will soon be coming out with promos and ad campaigns featuring Sharma. Both Jio Cinema and Mumbai Indians are owned by Reliance Group.
1st T20I: Babar Azam closes in on India skipper Rohit Sharma with third hundred
The Pakistan skipper put on a 99-run opening stand with Mohammad Rizwan, before the wicketkeeper was dismissed in the 11th over of the innings. Matt Henry, fresh off a hat-trick last game, sent back Fakhar Zaman next ball to dent Pakistan further. Pakistan went on to post 192/4 in their 20 overs. Babar, however, continued in the same vein, getting to his half-century off 36 balls. He stepped on the pedal thereafter, slamming 51 runs off the next 22 balls, including 36 runs off the last three overs.
IPL 2023: Rohit Sharma led from the front, it will do him a world of good, says Ravi Shastri
Ravi Shastri said that Rohit Sharma soaked the pressure and led from the front, adding that his innings will help him maintain a positive mindset for the remaining games in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. ."He soaked the pressure because that's what the senior players can do. They have been in those situations before; they have the experience and that's why he said it in the last game that it's important to step up to the party.
IPL 2023: We didn't bat well enough, it was a good pitch, admits Rohit Sharma
Pushed into batting first, Mumbai crumbled to 48/4 and then to 123/7 at one stage, looking in danger of being shot out for a below-par total. But Varma stood tall and impressed everyone with his skill and temperament in hitting nine boundaries and four sixes at a strike-rate of 182.6, as Mumbai got 69 runs from the last five overs.
Mumbai Indians have given me opportunity to showcase myself in different avatar: Rohit Sharma
IPL 2023 will mark the ten-year anniversary of Rohit Sharma taking charge of Mumbai Indians as the skipper. With five titles, he's the most successful captain in the tournament. Ahead of the 16th season of the tournament, the skipper spoke about his long association with the franchise and said that he had loved every single moment of the journey.
Skipper Rohit Sharma backs India's attacking approach with bat despite series loss to Australia
India's aggressive style while batting again proved their downfall as they fell to a 21-run loss to Australia in the third and final ODI in Chennai on Wednesday night, a result that ultimately cost Rohit's side the series and the No.1 ODI team ranking. Australia have 113.286 rating points compared to the Men in Blue's 112.638. Before the start of the final ODI, India were on top with 114 rating points to Australia's 112.
2nd ODI: We didn't apply ourselves with the bat, says Rohit after India's 10-wicket thrashing
Left-arm fast-bowler Mitchell Starc emerged as the main architect in Australia bundling out India for their fourth-lowest total at home, claiming his ninth five-wicket haul in ODI cricket, to end India's innings in 26 overs, as the hosts were given their heaviest defeat in terms of balls left (234 balls).
IND vs AUS: Hardik can be an impact player as well as game changer in middle order, says Gavaskar
Following an emphatic Border-Gavaskar Trophy which ensured the Rohit Sharma-led side retain the title with a 2-1 series win, the action now shifts to the ODIs as India and Australia square play series opener on Friday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The hosts will miss the services of the 'Hitman', who has given the first ODI a miss due to family commitments. Hardik Pandya.