THE ENIGMA OF ROHIT SHARMA THE TEST BATSMAN
Cricket Today|February 26, 2021
If we observe Rohit’s unpredictable Test career closely, there has been a pattern to his performances. Opener or not, every time he has gone abroad, India have hoped that he will prove himself and cement his place...
RENIN WILBEN
Few players exhilarate and exasperate in equal measure as Rohit Sharma. 1621 runs in 17 Tests at home with seven hundreds. 945 runs in 20 away Tests at an average of 27 with a best of 79. What does one make of Rohit Sharma’s shockingly contrasting numbers? Following a below-par show in the two Tests Down Under, Rohit struggled in the first Test at home against England as well, in Chennai. Under extreme pressure, the talented strokemaker shut critics with a sublime hundred on a turning first-day track at Chepauk. He scored 66 runs in the first innings of the day-night Test in Ahmedabad.

BUT, IS IT ENOUGH TO MAKE INDIA BELIEVE THAT HE CAN BE OUR TEST OPENER IRRESPECTIVE OF THE CONDITIONS?

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