Shadab Khan made the headlines after he picked the most difficult batsman to bowl to at the World Cup 2023. While the fans expected Pakistan’s leg-spinner to say Virat Kohli’s name, he mentioned Rohit Sharma in the first place. He stated that Rohit Sharma is the most difficult batsman to bowl to among the leading batsmen in the world.
He also added that Rohit Sharma is someone whom he admires a lot. Rohit Sharma will be leading Team India from the front in the upcoming ODI World Cup. The Men in Blue will begin their World Cup 2023 campaign on October 8 as they will take on Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Fans from across the world are curiously looking forward to the India vs. Pakistan battle.
The highly-anticipated clash will go all guns blazing on October 14 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Both teams locked horns with each other in the Asia Cup 2023 tournament, with Team India getting the better of Pakistan by a massive margin of 228 runs in Super Fours. Pakistan played their first warm-up game against New Zealand recently but lost the game by 5 wickets. The Green Shirts will play their second warm-up game against Australia on Tuesday.
Once Rohit Sharma gets set, he becomes very dangerous: Shadab Khan
While addressing the reporters in Hyderabad ahead of Tuesday’s warm-up game against Australia, Shadab Khan opined that it is tough to stop Rohit Sharma once he gets set at the crease. “I admire Rohit Sharma a lot and among the leading batters in the world, he is the most difficult to bowl to and once he gets set he becomes very dangerous.”
Rohit Sharma finished the 2019 edition of the ODI World Cup as the leading run-scorer as he piled up 648 runs at a remarkable batting average of 81. In the same mega-event, he became the first cricketer in history to hit five centuries in a single edition of the ODI World Cup, a record that still remains intact.
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