“He Should’ve Played”: Former India Pacer On Decision To Rest Rohit Sharma For South Africa T20Is

“He Should’ve Played”: Former India Pacer On Decision To Rest Rohit Sharma For South Africa T20Is

India captain Rohit Sharma has been rested for the five-match T20 series against South Africa.AFP

Former India fast bowler RP Singh has reacted to the decision to rest captain Rohit Sharma for the upcoming five-match T20I series against South Africa. Rohit had less of an Indian Premier League season with the bat as Mumbai Indians were at the bottom of the IPL points table. He ended the season with 268 runs in 14 matches, failing to score a single fifty. RP Singh believes that there was no reason for Rohit to take a break for the South Africa series.

“I think he should have played the series. Whether he rests or not is his personal decision. It depends on how tired he is. But I don’t think he needed a break. He should play. A long series and remember, he is also the captain, “RP Singh said in an interview on India TV.

Elaborating further on Rohit’s poor form, RP Singh pointed out that 35-year-old Rohit has not been consistently in the IPL for the last three or four seasons.

In the IPL, Rohit has not scored more than 400 runs in the last few seasons. There are many others who have crossed the 400-run mark. Their performance in the tournament has been inconsistent but with a pair. The knock of the match winner. So, everyone felt that there was a spark in his batting. In the shortest format, you need a match winner. Even if he fires in one or two matches, the team wins them. Will

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In Rohit’s absence KL Rahul Team India will lead against South Africa.

The first T20I will be played on Thursday, June 9 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

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