- Add Rohit Sharma as an opener in the team as soon as possible – Ponting
- Rohit has reached Australia after getting approval from National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru
- Rohit Sharma can play in last two Test matches, doubt about playing second Test
On the third day of the first day-night Test played at the Adelaide Oval ground, the Indian team, who had bowed to the hosts Australian bowlers on Saturday, had to lose by eight wickets in this match. On this shameful defeat of India, the anger of cricket fans is spreading everywhere from social media. Meanwhile, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has advised opener Rohit Sharma to return to the team.
Call Rohit Sharma back in the team- Ponting
Former captain Ricky Ponting has said that Rohit Sharma was asked to be included in the Indian team as an opener at the earliest. Ponting told ‘Channel Seven’, ‘He (Rohit) will definitely play. He is a better test player than Mayank Agarwal and Prithvi Shaw. If he is fit, he should be included in the top order. ‘
Rohit has reached Australia
Rohit has reached Australia after getting approval from the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. If the team’s medical staff declares him fit, he can return for the third and fourth Tests. Great Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar is confident that Rohit will be ready to play the last two Tests.
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Sunil Gavaskar said that he will definitely play
He said, ‘Yes, yes, he will definitely play in this Test series. As far as I know, he is in Australia and he might not play the second Test but he will play the third and fourth Test. ‘Significantly, India could score 39 runs on the third day.
Indian captain disappointed
Indian captain Virat Kohli does not want to miss his team’s lowest test score of 36 against Australia by a poor batting performance and urged people not to make ’til ki tad’. He talked about the ‘lack of passion’ among the batsmen. The Indian skipper did not name anyone, but even after starting the day with a 62-run lead, questions were raised over the manner in which Mayank Agarwal (nine off 40 balls) played.
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