Rohit Sharma in IPL 2023
While he did lead the Mumbai Indians into the playoffs in the 2023 Indian Premier League, the 36-year-old great opener’s batting performances were far from stellar. Rohit scored 332 runs for the team in 16 games at a dismal average of 20.75 and a strike rate of 132.80. The last time Rohit had a season with 400+ runs was in 2019, when he scored 405 runs in 15 games.
Sanjay Manjrekar on Rohit’s Form in Test
Sanjay Manjrekar, a former Indian batter, asserts that Rohit enjoys comfort playing Test cricket and that the team management shouldn’t be concerned about the opener’s performance. We watched the incredible batting he did in the first Test match against Australia, so put his IPL form aside because he appeared out of form in the most recent IPL as well. Test cricket, like it has always been for Virat Kohli, seems to be the most interesting format for Rohit Sharma at this point in his career, Manjrekar said to Star Sports.
Yes he had a poor season in IPL but his batting in Test cricket has recently improved to almost faultlessness. There is only one issue that has come up in Test matches: occasionally, he gets out while playing the pull shot. They kept a fielder there while bowling him a short ball. That shot was made automatically.