Rohit Sharma, after regaining fitness, is raring to go. He was a part of the national team squad when India created history, winning their first series Down Under. However, Rohit Sharma knows with David Warner and Steve Smith back in the set-up it will be a daunting task for India to face Australia.
The Border-Gavaskar series between India and Australia will get underway from December 3. The second Test will be played from 11th with the third and fourth match to follow on the Boxing Day and January 3 respectively.
Rohit Sharma: the pink ball Test in Australia will be challenging
The second Test in Australia will be a pink-ball affair. When he was asked about his preparations for the pink ball Test in Australia by a fan, on a Instagram Q&A session Rohit replied, “will be challenging for sure.”
Rohit Sharma has made shot-making look effortlessly easy. The opening batsman captivated the audience with his pull shot which often ends up in the second tier. Rohit Sharma usually starts off slow and accelerates once he scores his century. He has been a joy to watch over the years.
Moreover, Rohit Sharma is the only batsman to hit three double centuries in the ODI format, making it look like a cake walk. Two of his three double tons have come against Sri Lanka with career-best score of 264 runs. By his own admission, Rohit Sharma has said that, if he stays in the crease for the first 10 overs it will be difficult to get him out.