Openers of Indian cricket team – Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have emerged as one of the most dangerous batsmen in world cricket. In fact, this is the effect of experienced wicket-keeper batsman and Indian captain MS Dhoni and his decision that Rohit Sharma has emerged as a good opener in limited overs of modern times.
Rohit admitted that when he first took the decision as an open batsman in the 2013 Champions Trophy, he was very nervous. The championship is a very big tournament, never before did they open for India, because they were very worried.
Rohit further said that’ Champions Trophy is such a big tournament and suddenly MS. Dhoni told me you open the first match. I said yes, ok see. He gave a speech and I also said yes. Then I went to the room and wondered what I said. Correct or not. ‘
Rohit did not know who to play against him, Deputy captain explained how he did not even know what to play against the first match in the first match of the 2013 championship trophy. He said that as a player, this is a big challenge for you whether you will get a chance to play in the next match or not.