‘Teams Around The World Bat Deep’ – Rohit Sharma Wants It To Go On

Rohit Sharma with the trophy.

Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 56 runs in 31 balls, but he made excellent use of his bowling resources to bowl out New Zealand for 111 runs.

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India captain Rohit Sharma was once again involved in the runs as he scored another half-century against New Zealand in the third T20I in Kolkata. He has been one of the runs through the series, be it in Jaipur or Ranchi or tonight in Kolkata. “It’s important to start well. That’s always been my mindset. Once you see the pitch you know what you have to do. It was coming onto the bat well because of the early dew. We batted There was some planning as a group. Wouldn’t say it worked out well. There is room for improvement in the middle order,” he said after the match.

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India were 103/4 and then were soon reduced to 140/6 when they lost Shreyas Iyer and Venkatesh Iyer in short time. But then tail enders Harshal Patel and Deepak Chahar fought the challenge with a stoic spirit. The duo added 22 runs in no time. “I would prefer that going forward.. teams around the world bat deep till No.8, No.9. When Harshal plays for Haryana, he opens the batting for them. And then Deepak, we saw what he did in Sri Lanka. Chahal was also eager to bat,” said the captain.

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India had to drop KL Rahul to give a chance to Ishan Kishan. There was also a huge positive in the bowling as Chahal and Venkatesh Iyer were involved in the wickets. “Batting front – KL missed today but his form is important. Middle order didn’t get much chance except today. The spinners worked for us throughout the series. The way Ashwin bowled, Axar. And how did Chahal come back? Nice to see Venkatesh Iyer bowling those overs with his skill. It is important for us to move forward,” he signed off.

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