Kohli Said He is Happy with Sharma's Achievements

Kohli Said He is Happy with Sharma's Achievements

Kohli Said He is Happy with Sharma's Achievements

Kohli said he is happy to take on any role that is needed in the team

India captain Virat Kohli said he is happy with batsman Rohit Sharma’s consistency in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Kohli added he was comfortable taking on any role that could help the team since Sharma stepped up.

“It’s been a different kind of role that I have had to play in this World Cup. As the captain of the team I have been open to play any role that the team wants me to,” said Kohli in an interview on Monday.

“It’s great that Rohit is playing so consistently which means that coming in the later half of the innings, you have to play a different role, which is controlling and letting guys like Hardik (Pandya), Kedar (Jedhav), MS (Dhoni), and Rishabh (Pant) come out and express themselves.”

“I have understood that roles can vary a lot in one-day cricket depending on the time you step in to bat,” continued Kohli. “I’ve been very happy with holding one end and letting guys express themselves, striking at 150, 160 or 200 if the team needs. I know that I can accelerate in the end.”

“I hope he (Sharma) gets two more (centuries) so that we can win two more games because it’s an outstanding achievement. He deserves all the credit and, according to me, he’s at the moment the top ODI player in the world.”

India will play their semi-final match today against New Zealand at Old Trafford Cricket Ground. The Men in Blue currently have -303 odds to win the game while the Kiwis have +250 odds.

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