Gautam Gambhir On Rohit Sharma: Indian team captain Rohit Sharma played a brilliant inning of 53 runs in the Super-4 match against Sri Lanka in Asia Cup 2023. During this, Rohit also crossed the mark of 10,000 runs in ODI and became the sixth Indian player to do so. Former Indian player Gautam Gambhir gave a shocking statement on this achievement of Rohit Sharma and gave the credit for it to Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Rohit’s early international career was full of ups and downs, in such a situation he was also shown the way out of Team India. Rohit was the fourth slowest batsman for India to complete his initial 2000 ODI runs. However, the year 2013 Champions Trophy proved to be the biggest change for Rohit’s career, he got a chance to play as an opening batsman under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rohit grabbed this opportunity with both hands and completely confirmed his place in the team. Gautam Gambhir said on Star Sports during the India-Sri Lanka match that the biggest credit for the Rohit Sharma we are seeing today goes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. When Rohit was struggling in the initial phase of his career, he got a lot of support from Dhoni and now he is proving it right.
Rohit has shown excellent form with the bat so far in Asia Cup 2023.
In the Asia Cup 2023, Rohit Sharma has so far been successful in proving himself on both the fronts as captain and batsman. Rohit gave a great start to the team by playing half-centuries against Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. So far in this Asia Cup, Rohit has managed to score 194 runs in 4 innings at an average of 64.67. During this period, 11 sixes were also seen from his bat.