Rohit Sharma is not happy with KL Rahul and will make this Young player his opening partner
India vs Srilanka is set to begin on 10 January 2022 in Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. The Series consists of 3 matches. The series will mark the comeback of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.
India under the leadership of Hardik Pandya has successfully clinched the series by 2-1. India won the decider match against Srilanka by 91 runs. The world witnessed the knock of Suryakymar Yadav. He got his 3rd T20 century in just 45 balls with 9 Sixes and 7 Fours. India is again ready to win the ODI series against Srilanka.
Team India is struggling with its opening pair. Rohit Sharma is not happy with KL Rahul’s performance as an opener. he may include Shubman gill as his opening Partner in the 1st ODI against Srilanka.
India’s Playing XI
Team India Squad: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Chahal or Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj Siraj.
Best Partner of Rohit Sharma
Ishan Kisan: Ishan Kisan may become the perfect partner of Rohit Sharma. The left-hand and right-hand combination may help to give a good start. Shikhar Dhawan being a left-hand batsman was his best partner of Rohit Sharma. But this time Shikhar Dhawan is not given a chance to play in the ODI series against Srilanka.
Ishan Kisan is currently in excellent form. He scored a wonderful double-century against Bangladesh. He scored the fastest double-century in his career. With this century he may have cemented his place as an opener in the ODI squad. But it is unsure is that Ishan Kisan will be given chance in the squad for World Cup 2023.
Shubman Gill: The Young Indian Opener Shubman gill is also in great form. He scored 46 runs off 36 balls in the 3rd T20I match against Srilanka. This 23-year-old Indian batsman has played 15 ODI matches and made 687 runs with an average of 57. He may become the 2nd choice of Rohit Sharma as his opener partner.