Team India’s Hitman Rohit Sharma scored a magnificent double century against Sri Lanka in Mohali ODI, his third double century of ODI career. BCCI has shared a video on Twitter, in which Ravi Shastri, coach of Team India, is asking Rohit Sharma after the match.
Virat Kohli has been rested in ODI series against Sri Lanka. so that why Rohit Sharma is handling captaincy.
After the match
Ravi Shastri, coach of the Indian cricket team, asked Rohit Sharma where you would rate this double century in your three double centuries.
Rohit Sharma said on this,
‘I think it would be very difficult to tell someone a favorite. All three are very special to me and every time I have made double century on hard occasions. ‘
The 30-year-old Indian opener said, “When I scored 209 against Australia in 2013, I was the match-changer of the series. In the year 2014 against Sri Lanka, I played 264 runs. before that I was struggling with injuries from last 3 months. before come on the ground, I was thinking whether I could make runs or not.
Rohit Sharma said,
Rohit said, “My effort in Mohali was to stay on the field until the end. And I had landed thinking that, as long as possible, I will stay on the field. I knew that the wicket is fantastic, and the outfield is very fast. In his unbeaten innings of 153 balls, Rohit hit 13 fours and 12 sixes.
Shastri said that this is one of the biggest grounds in the country and you were hitting shots in every corner.
Rohit Sharma replied on this,
The lots of credit of this goes to Team India trainer Shankar Basu. because He works hard with us. You know that my strength is to play the ball ‘by giving time’. and I was focusing on this. I know that I am Not like M.S. Dhoni or Chris Gayle, I don’t have so much power like them, but I trust timing, which I did in this match too.”
Rohit Sharma, famously known as Hitman on the selection of the shot, said, I said in the beginning of the series that We will face challenges. Shikhar Dhawan has give a fantastic start, and there was a good partnership between us. He is a left-handed batsman. And I believe that ‘Left-Right’ combinations have also proved to be very beneficial.’