Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli: Host India is being considered one of the strong contenders in the ODI World Cup 2023 to be played this time. India had further strengthened its claim by winning the Asia Cup title just before the World Cup. The forms of many players of the team have also arrived. A lot will depend on Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the World Cup. However, both the batsmen are seen performing amazingly just before the World Cup.
Expectations increased from the form of Rohit-Virat
The form of Indian captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli has further increased the expectations of the fans about winning the World Cup. Both the Indian greats were seen in excellent form in the recently played Asia Cup. While Virat Kohli had scored a century, Rohit Sharma also played brilliant innings continuously.
If we talk about the last five ODI innings of both, then Rohit Sharma has scored 4 half-centuries and in one innings he has returned to the pavilion without opening the account. Rohit Sharma’s batting average in the last five innings has been 66. He played a brilliant inning of 56 runs against Pakistan in the Asia Cup. Rohit has scored 74*, 56, 53, 0 and 81 runs respectively in the last five ODI innings.
Apart from this, if we talk about Virat Kohli’s five ODI innings, he has batted at an average of 59.75. In the last five ODI innings, Kohli has also scored one century (122*), which he scored against Pakistan in the Asia Cup. Kohli has scored 54, 4, 122*, 3 and 56 runs respectively in the last five ODI innings.
World Cup will start from October 5
Let us tell you that the ODI World Cup to be hosted by India will start from October 5. The Indian team will play its first match in the World Cup against Australia on 8 October in Chennai.
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