Indian captain Rohit Sharma has well and truly changed the shape and structure of Indian cricket ever since taking charge as full-time captain. India’s new era under Rohit Sharma’s leadership got off to a scintillating start, thanks to twelve wins in a row.
It is not that easy to win these many games in a row but Rohit Sharma and Co made it look so. India beat New Zealand by 3-0 in the T20I series. They beat West Indies in the ODI and T20I series by 3-0. Recently, India got the better of Sri Lanka by 3-0 in the T20I series.
With 12 wins on the trot, India drew plaudits for their overall team performance. Rohit Sharma is currently involved in the first Test match against Sri Lanka. The skipper won the toss and decided to bat first at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
Rohit Sharma emulates Faf du Plessis’ playing style in the dressing room
India added a 52-run opening partnership in the form of Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal. However, the skipper didn’t last long in his stay at the crease as Lahiru Kumara dismissed him in the penultimate ball of the 10th over.
Rohit Sharma was able to score 29 off 28 balls where he hit a flurry of six boundaries at a strike rate of 103.57. Meanwhile, the skipper emulated former Proteas captain Faf du Plessis’ playing style in the Indian dressing room.
The cameraman perfectly captured the scenes bit by bit. The skipper can be seen positioning himself quite similar to that of Faf du Plessis’ batting stance. The skipper tries to do shadow batting in the dressing room. The video clip has gone viral on the internet.
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Notably, Rohit Sharma and Faf du Plessis will be seen in the upcoming season of the IPL. Rohit Sharma will lead Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022 season. On the contrary, Faf du Plessis will play for Royal Challengers Bangalore. RCB franchise hired Faf du Plessis for Rs 7 crore.