Group India have gained each their matches in Asia Cup 2022 thus far. The Rohit Sharma-led aspect beat Pakistan by 5 wckets to kickstart their marketing campaign in fashion on Sunday (August 28). They returned to Dubai Worldwide Stadium on Wednesday (August 31) to beat Hong Kong by 40 runs. Group India grew to become the 2nd workforce to qualify for Tremendous 4s after Afghanistan and might play arch-rivals Pakistan once more on September 4 provided that Males in Inexperienced beat Hong Kong tomorrow on September 2 (Friday).
One of many worries for Group India is the type of their captain Rohit Sharma who has not scored huge runs in a while. If former Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez is to be believed Rohit is below excessive stress of captaincy and it’s reflecting in his physique language on the sector. Hafeez referred to as Rohit nervous and weak within the Hong Kong conflict. He mentioned that this isn’t the Rohit of previous who used to attain runs confidently.
“Did you see Rohit Sharma’s expressions after the match. His team won by 40 runs. Rohit looked weak to me when he came in for the toss. He looked nervous and confused. He is not looking like thr Rohit Sharma of old who plays brilliant innings. He looks to be a captain under extreme pressure. He is facing many problems right now including his own form. It is on the decline,” mentioned Hafeez on PTV Sports.
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“He did not score in IPL and he is not playing with the same flow he used to play. You can talk about a new brand of cricket, positive cricket etc but it is not reflecting in his body language.”
Hafeez added that if Rohit is uable to attain as captain then he might not proceed as skipper for a very long time.
“In my view, Rohit will not be captain for Team India in long run. The way he is struggling with form, I know as captain that pressures are extreme. Rohit is not enjoying himself,” he additional mentioned.