Ajinkya Rahane Rohit Sharma: Indian players are currently entering IPL 2023. Immediately after the T20 league, Team India has to play the final of the World Test Championship. The Indian team is to face Australia in the match to be held in England from June 7, but the poor performance of the main players has increased the concern of the team.
Team India has been waiting for the ICC trophy for a long time. The Indian team last won the Champions Trophy in 2013 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. Right now all the players are entering IPL 2023. After this the team has to face Australia in the final of the World Test Championship. The title match between India and Australia is to be played in England from June 7. However, due to the poor performance of Rohit Sharma to Ajinkya Rahane, the concern of the team management must have increased. (AFP)
Ajinkya Rahane has been the captain of Team India and has given India a memorable victory in the Test series in Australia. He got a place in the Test team after about 15 months. In IPL, he is playing Chennai Super Kings captained by MS Dhoni. According to the information, the selectors included Rahane in the team only after talking to Dhoni. But after being selected in the team, his performance in IPL has declined. (AFP)
Before getting a place in the Test team, Ajinkya Rahane was scoring runs from Chennai Super Kings at an average of 52 and a strike rate of 199. But after getting a place in the Test team, he has been able to score runs at an average of 19 till now. His strike rate has also come down to 114. Rahane has so far scored 266 runs in 8 innings of 10 matches at an average of 38. The strike rate is 172. Has also scored 2 half-centuries. Indian players will not get much practice after IPL. In such a situation, everyone does not have more matches in the IPL to get the rhythm. (AFP)
Now talk of captain Rohit Sharma. He has been able to score only one half-century in 11 matches of IPL 2023. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit has so far scored 191 runs in 11 matches at an average of 17. His strike rate is also only 125. He has also been out on zero twice. Has hit 21 fours and 10 sixes. However, in the last Test series, India defeated Australia 2-1 at home. The spinners had performed well. But fast bowlers are going to be important in England. Umesh Yadav and Jaydev Unadkat included in the team are not fully fit yet. (Team India/Instagram)
Rohit Sharma, 36, has scored 3379 runs in 49 Tests at an average of 46. Has hit 9 centuries and 14 half-centuries. It also includes the best score of 212 runs. At the same time, 34-year-old Ajinkya Rahane has scored 4931 runs in 82 Tests at an average of 39. Has hit 12 centuries and 25 half-centuries. 188 runs is his best performance. (AP)