“Like Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid” – Saba Karim on the importance of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy
Saba Karim wants senior luthiers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to play memorable hits in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which begins in Nagpur on February 9.
The former India international took the example of legends Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid to explain the importance of both Virat and Rohit ahead of the series of four tests.
Talking to Indian newsCricket commentator turned commentator said:
“Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have a chance to engage a team with the highest ranking. If they score hundreds of points, the partnership wins, they will be remembered by future generations like Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid.”
“The duo should accept it as a challenge. They should play such innings to help India win the Test series. They should hit the ball carefully because all pitchers will aim at them. I hope that they will come out with great preparation. If they are willing to fight, running will flow.
Hitherto, Kohli accumulated 1682 runs in 20 Tests with Australia, covering seven centuries and fifties.
Meanwhile, Rohit has scored 408 runs in seven Tests (all away from home), including two runs in half a century. However, the 35-year-old has scored twice and seven centuries ahead of the Australian in ODI.
“Their role is very important for India to reach the WTC final” – Rajkumar Sharma on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli’s childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma believes the role of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will be crucial for India to achieve. World Test Championship (WTC) finals.
I said Indian news:
“I hope Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli keep their form. When they start, they play big innings. It will be necessary throughout the series. Australia has a very good bowling attack. The experience of Rohit and Virat will be very important.”
How does Rajkumar explain? Rohit and Virat can influence the visitors thanks to his ability to score continuously.
“Their attack rate is very good. Rohit Sharma never stops his big hits. Virat also keeps the scoreboard ticking. He constantly alternates attacking and putting pressure on the opponent. Good players make the most of bad deliveries. There is a psychological pressure of Virat and Rohit on Australia. Their role is very important for India to reach the final of WTC.”
Team India is currently second in the WTC scoreboard, behind Australia led by Pat Cummins.