Former India batter, Virender Sehwag has voiced his opinions on the mental state of Mumbai Indians’ skipper, Rohit Sharma.
According to Sehwag, Rohit’s current battle is with himself more rather than the bowlers he’s facing in the tournament.
Moreover, in the ongoing season, Rohit has failed to create any impact with his batting so far and has even copped up two ducks in two games.
Additionally, in his last game against Chennai Super Kings at Chepauk, he even got a very bad record etched to his name.
The record is getting the most number of ducks in the history of the tournament and now Rohit has 16 of them.
Therefore, today’s game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore is an all-important one for him and his side.
Rohit Sharma is not battling with the bowlers but with himself. There is a mental block. There’s no problem with his batting technique. Some confusion is going on in his mind. But the day he gets going, he will make up for all the previous matches.
This season, Rohit has scored only 184 runs with a very poor average of 18.40 from 10 matches.
Sehwag and Tahir are happy with Virat Kohli’s dedication and hard work
Meanwhile, former South Africa player, Imran Tahir has lauded Virat Kohli for his dedication and hard work.
He says that Kohli’s urge to score runs at a consistent pace for the last 15 years is something that needs to be appreciated.
Virat Kohli has always had the urge to score runs. You can score maximum runs in one season, two or three seasons, but if you are successful in doing this for 15 consecutive seasons, then it can be attributed to the result of your hard work and dedication. What Virat has done in the last 15 years is really commendable.
Talking about Kohli’s stats in the ongoing IPL, then he has faced his share of criticisms as well for his batting technique.
However, he has now amassed 419 runs and an average of 46.56 and six half-centuries to his name this season.
Today’s game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore is a pivotal one as it will propel either team to 3rd place in the points table.
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