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Indian opener Rohit Sharma and Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon. -File photo
The Australian team has devised a special strategy for Indian opener Rohit Sharma. Australian spinner Nathan Lyon said this. He said that Rohit is a world class player. They will prove to be the toughest challenge for the Australian bowlers in the Test series. Due to this special strategy has been prepared for them. The 4-Test series between India and Australia is on par 1-1.
Actually, Rohit is associated with the Indian team for the last two matches of the series. The first match is to take place on 7 January in Sydney and the second 15 in Brisbane. However, on January 1, he was accused of breaking the Corona Rules for eating food in a restaurant and the investigation is going on. In such a situation, there is suspense on playing in his third Test.
Australia’s plan for Rohit ready
“Absolutely, Rohit Sharma is one of the finest players in world cricket,” Leone said at a virtual press conference. That is why they will be a big challenge for our bowlers. However, we will play the match according to our strategy. We like to take challenges. Rohit’s addition has strengthened the Indian team. We have prepared our plan for Rohit.
Rohit joined the team as vice-captain
Rohit is associated with the team as vice-captain. He is returning to the Test team after 13 months. The last Test was played by Rohit on 22 November 2019 against Bangladesh in Kolkata. It was a day-night match. Currently, Rohit has also started batting practice in the Nets for the Sydney Test starting on 7 January.
Made Mumbai champions for the 5th time in IPL
Recently Rohit has won the title for the 5th time to the Mumbai Indians under his captaincy in the 13th season of IPL. The tournament was held in the UAE between 19 September and 10 November due to Corona. Rohit played 12 matches in the tournament, scoring 332 runs at an average of 27.66. During this, he also studded 3 Fifty.
Rohit has also scored a double century in opener test
This opener has scored 2141 in 32 Tests and 9115 in 224 ODIs so far. He has 2773 runs in 108 T20s. He has also scored a double century in the opener test. He scored 212 runs in the Ranchi Test against South Africa on October 2019.