Sanjay Manjrekar feels that captain Rohit Sharma’s type can be key for the staff.© AFP
Former India batter Sanjay Manjrekar feels that captain Rohit Sharma‘s type can be key for the staff within the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in opposition to Australia. Rohit, who missed the two-match Test collection in opposition to Bangladesh, final performed a full collection throughout India’s tour of England in 2021. Since then, he has been out and in of the staff as a consequence of a number of causes. Speaking on the eve of the primary Test, Majrekar mentioned that if Rohit can one way or the other handle to beat the hole brought on by lack of recreation time, India can have a dependable top-order in opposition to Australia.
“The last he played a full series, it was in England. I haven’t seen someone bat so well at the top of the order. Rohit Sharma was by far India’s best batter in that series. He played well against a difficult attack, consisting of James Anderson. Since he is coming back into Tests after a long time, the issue is match practice and match fitness. But, with the technique he has and the temperament at this stage of his career, it is great to see. If he can close the gap caused by lack of practice soon, then India will have a reliable top-order batter for the series,” Manjrekar said on ESPNcricinfo.
Notably, Rohit has missed eight of the final 10 Test matches for India.
His type, in addition to his captaincy credentials, can be below the scanner when India tackle Australia within the first Test in Nagpur.
India are prone to discipline three spinners, together with Ravichandran Ashwin and the returning Ravindra Jadeja.
Foreign groups have usually struggled to beat situations in India, with England thrashed 3-1 in 2021.
Australia final gained a Test collection in India in 2004 and India have gained the groups’ final three encounters, together with twice in Australia.
(With AFP Inputs)
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