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Virat kohli Defended Rohit Sharma’s selection over Ajinkya Rahane

Virat kohli Defended Rohit Sharma’s selection over Ajinkya Rahane

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India captain Virat Kohli defended the selection of Rohit Sharma over Ajinkya Rahane in the first Test in Cape Town by saying that the decision was based on the current form of the players, as per latest india cricket news

 

Indian Captain Virat Kohli has defended the selection of Rohit Sharma over Ajinkya Rahane in the first Test match, by saying that the selection of Rohit Sharma has done on the basis of player’s current form.

 

After the defeat in the first test against South Africa, Indian team management and Captain Virat Kohli has put under firing line with being question asked about the selection of Rohit Sharma instead of Ajinkya Rahane in the post-match press conference.

 

Virat Kohli defended by saying “Well, we decided to go on current form. Rohit has scored runs in the last three Test matches that he has played, and he was batting well, even in the series against Sri Lanka. These things can always be looked at in hindsight – thinking what if or what if not. But we decided to go with this combination and current form was definitely the criterion.”

 

Excluding Rahane was a big call, as Rahane is one of the most prolific Test Cricket currently and was also teh third highest run scorer when India toured South Africa last time.  

 

The eyes are on team India and Captain Virat Kohli, weather or not Ajinkya Rahane will get a place in the playing XI for the second Test starting from 13th of jan, 2018 at SuperSport Park, Centurion. After losing the first thrilling Cape Town Test by 72 runs Test.

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TEST

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 India 28 3499 125
2 South Africa 32 3589 112
3 Australia 33 3499 106
4 New Zealand 23 2354 102
5 England 36 3511 98
6 Sri Lanka 31 2914 94
7 Pakistan 17 1463 86
8 Bangladesh 16 1202 75
9 West Indies 22 1484 67
10 Zimbabwe 8 12 2

ODI

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 England 42 5257 125
2 India 45 5492 122
3 South Africa 34 3842 113
4 New Zealand 41 4602 112
5 Australia 32 3327 104
6 Pakistan 32 3279 102
7 Bangladesh 24 2220 93
8 Sri Lanka 43 3302 77
9 West Indies 29 1989 69
10 Afghanistan 28 1758 63
11 Zimbabwe 37 2021 55

T20

RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 Pakistan 23 2990 130
2 Australia 15 1894 126
3 India 32 3932 123
4 New Zealand 22 2542 116
5 England 17 1951 115
6 South Africa 18 2058 114
7 West Indies 18 2048 114
8 Afghanistan 22 1917 87
9 Sri Lanka 27 2287 85
10 Bangladesh 21 1570 75