Ahmedabad: In the fifth and decisive T20 game against England, opener KL Rahul was replaced by quick pitcher T. Natarajan in the game XI and captain Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) decided to open, this which turned out to be a success. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli’s opening pair gave Team India a stormy start. Together, they added 94 leads for the first wicket. Rohit Sharma hit fast, while Virat Kohli gave Rohit Sharma more and more hits with a single.
Rohit made a big statement on Kohli
With the excellent opening stick from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, the discussion has now started as to whether Virat Kohli will also be able to compete in the T20 World Cup. After the series victory over England, Rohit Sharma said at the press conference: “It is too early to decide the team’s batting order for the T20 World Cup from now on.”
Virat Kohli expressed his wish
After the game, captain Virat Kohli said he will start the rounds of the next IPL 2021 and that he would also like to play in the first order of the T20 World Cup. Rohit Sharma believes Kohli’s opening in the fifth T20 game against England was just a strategic decision. Rohit said: “ There is still a lot of time left at the T20 World Cup so it will be too early to talk about how our stick will be. We have to sit down and decide what will be best for the team.
Hitman revealed the plan
Rohit said: “Opening Kohli was only a strategic decision as we wanted to keep the extra bowlers on the team and we wanted to eliminate a batsman and unfortunately KL Rahul had to leave which was a difficult decision. ” Rohit said: “ It was only for one game. As the World Cup approaches, things can change. Regarding Kohli’s regular innings with him, Rohit said, “That batting order was good for us in this game, but it will all depend on what the captain thinks at the time.”