New Delhi: Before the start of ODI World Cup 2023, Indian captain Rohit Sharma’s bat seems to be speaking strongly in 50 over format. Rohit has scored more than 650 runs so far this year. During this period, his strike rate was also seen at 110. Zimbabwe team player Sean Williams has scored 720 runs in ODI format in the year 2023 with a strike rate higher than Rohit. The strike rate of Sean Williams has been 129.3.
Rohit Sharma played a very important role with the bat for the Indian team in the 2019 ODI World Cup. This time, all the fans are expecting better performance from him in the mega event to be held on home soil. So far this year, Rohit Sharma has scored 658 runs at an average of 50.62 while batting in 15 innings. During this period, he has also played 6 half-centuries and 1 century innings.
All the fans got to see the same form of Rohit, known as Hitman, again in the last match of the ODI series against Australia. In the year 2023, the opening pair of Rohit and Gill has so far worked to give good starts to Team India in most of the matches. Due to this, the pressure on the middle order has been significantly reduced.
Rohit will also have to deal with pressure as captain in the World Cup.
Team India is considered to be one of the strong contenders to win the 2023 ODI World Cup. This mega tournament is going to prove to be very important for Rohit Sharma as a captain. During this time, while he will have to answer everyone with his bat, he will also have to play the dual role of helping the team win in pressure-filled matches. If we look at Rohit’s record so far in the history of ODI World Cup, he has scored 978 runs in 17 innings at an average of 65.20. This also includes 6 centuries and 3 half-centuries.
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