Have Rohit and Kohli retired from ODI cricket? Know the statistical truth behind this claim

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli: In the year 2023, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma were included in the top-3 list of batsmen who scored the most runs in ODI cricket. Both of them scored a lot of runs in the recently concluded World Cup 2023. The special thing is that in this format, both these batsmen showed such a wonderful game after a long time. However, despite this strong performance, it seems a bit difficult for these two greats to appear in ODI cricket in the future.

Actually, Team India is going to play only one ODI series this whole year. He has to play only three matches in this ODI series. Most of the time Team India is going to be busy in Test and T20 formats only. The Indian team will play a total of 15 Test matches this year and will also participate in the T20 World Cup along with 9 T20 matches. Looking at the kind of schedule, it is certain that Rohit and Virat will play in Test matches. Both of them can be seen in the T20 World Cup also. In such a situation, the chances of him taking part in the three ODI matches to be held this year are very less.

Chances of being able to play ODI in the year 2025 are also less.
In the year 2024, both these greats may remain missing from ODI cricket. After this, their ODI comeback will depend on the form of these two. Considering their increasing age and the abundance of young cricketers in Team India, it seems difficult that both of them will be able to make their place in the ODI squad in the year 2025. It is possible that BCCI may find a formula to restrict both of them to Test cricket only. Due to more cricket, the boards of many countries are insisting on making completely different teams for each format. In such a situation, it is possible that BCCI may also follow the same trend.

If this happens, then understand that the final match of World Cup 2023 was the last ODI match of Virat and Rohit’s career. Both the players are big names in ODI cricket. Both of them have more than 10-10 thousand runs in their names in this format.

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