On Thursday, the Indian team trounced Sri Lanka by 302 runs in the ODI World Cup 2023, advancing to the semi-finals. This World Cup, Rohit and Kohli have become like Jai and Veeru from the legendary film ‘Sholay’. If one of these batters is out, the other takes over and destroys the opposing team.
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have created havoc with their bats in India’s hosting of the ODI World Cup 2023.The opener is led by Rohit Sharma, who is in head of the Indian squad, and Shubman Gill.After one wicket, former skipper Virat Kohli comes in to bat at number three.
This World Cup, Rohit and Kohli have become like Jai and Veeru from the legendary film ‘Sholay’.If one of these batters goes out, the other takes over and defeats the other team.
In every game, Kohli or Rohit performed admirably.
This is something that the statistics of the seven World Cup matches tell us, not us.So far in this World Cup, either Rohit or Kohli has scored 80 points or more and guided their team to victory in every match.
In this light, it is understandable that Rohit Sharma was unable to open his account against Australia in the first match.Then Kohli took command and drove the squad to victory with an 85-run inning.However, the second match came against Afghanistan, in which Rohit batted for 131 runs and Kohli went unbeaten on 55 runs.
So far in this World Cup, he is the leading scorer.
Quinton de Kock has 545 runs in 7 matches.
Virat Kohli has 442 runs in 7 matches.
Rachin Ravindra has 415 runs in 7 matches.
David Warner has 413 runs in 6 matches.
Rohit Sharma – 402 runs in 7 matches
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 2, 2023
The third match was won by Rohit, and the fourth by Kohli.
While Kohli was out after 16 runs in the third match against Pakistan, Rohit took leadership and guided the team to victory with an inning of 86 runs.The fourth match was against Bangladesh, in which Rohit was dismissed after scoring 48 runs.Then Kohli seized command, leading the side to win with an unbeaten inning of 103 runs.
In the fifth match, something similar occurred.When Rohit walked away from New Zealand after scoring 46 runs.Then Kohli stole victory from the Kiwis with a 95-run inning.Kohli was unable to open his account against England in the sixth encounter.Then Rohit grabbed command and led the team to victory with an inning of 87 runs.
Rohit Sharma was clean bowled after reaching four runs in the seventh match against Sri Lanka on Thursday.Then Kohli took over, pitching an inning of 88 runs to lead the club to a large score and play a key part in the triumph.
In every match, either Rohit or Kohli scored 80 or more runs.
Kohli scored 85 runs in the first match against Australia.
Rohit 131 runs in the second match against Afghanistan
Rohit scores 86 runs in the third match against Pakistan.
Kohli scores 103* runs in the fourth match against Bangladesh.
Kohli scores 95 runs in the fifth match against New Zealand.
Rohit scores 87 runs in the sixth match against England.
Kohli scores 88 runs in the seventh match against Sri Lanka.
Indian team for the World Cup:
Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav.