“Getting too caught up in…” – Sanjay Manjrekar mentions ‘MS Dhoni’ as advice to Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Sharma and Sanjay Manjrekar


With the IND vs ENG five-match Test series tied 1-1 after the first two games, Indian captain Rohit Sharma is yet to find his form. Sharma has only scored 90 runs in two games at an average of 22.50. Rohit has been able to start but has not been able to convert it into big scores. Rohit Sharma was in good form ahead of the Test series and smashed a century against Afghanistan in the third T20I match in January.

Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar believes that Rohit Sharma You are too caught up in trying to create an impact as a leader. Manjrekar added that Rohit is a batsman first and captain second. Manjrekar further said that Rohit Sharma I will try to do the right thing and also take note of MS Dhoni’s words.

I wonder if Rohit Sharma is getting too caught up – Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar told ESPNcricinfo: “I just wonder if Rohit Sharma is getting too involved in trying to make an impact as a leader. It has to be Rohit Sharma who is the batsman first and then the captain because when you are captain, most things are out of your control. Try to do the right thing and keep MS Dhoni’s words. You do the process and wait for things to happen, but hitting is something that is very much under your control.”

Since Rohit Sharma became captain of India, the team has witnessed great success in Test cricket. In his 2.5 years of captaincy career, India has become the number one team in Test cricket and has also played the final of the 2023 World Test Championship. Rohit made a grand entry in Test cricket and scored consecutive hundreds in the back. -Back to back testing. Rohit’s last century in Tests came against the West Indies in July 2023. Rohit Sharma will hope to once again return to his old Test form and aim to score some runs in the third Test against England.

Apart from his heroics in Test cricket, Rohit Sharma was also the second highest run-getter in the ODI World Cup 2023. Rohit finished the tournament with 597 runs in 16 games, including a century against Afghanistan, making him in the second highest race. -goal scorer. Despite winning ten matches in a row, India failed to take the trophy home.

The third Test match of the IND vs ENG Test series will be played from February 15 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. The Indian cricket team has a lot of trouble in its bag ahead of the third Test match. Shreyas Iyer’s form is a big concern for the Indian team. Iyer has not been able to click with the bat in the first two Tests and there is also a point of annoyance behind his position in the third Test.

The Indian team management will hire Sarfaraz Khan in his place due to his brilliant domestic performance. Another major problem is the inexperienced middle order as the Indian team has not been able to bat to its full potential.