The Indian cricket team is currently looking in red form in the ongoing ODI World Cup by standing at the top of the points table with five wins from five matches played so far. The hosts are undefeated in the tournament and are looking strong to lift their third World Cup title in front of their home crowd after 11 years.
The team is looking balanced in all departments and is yet to lose a match in the ongoing tournament. The bowlers have been in tremendous form and are successful in taking wickets in the middle overs. The batsmen are also looking in good touch and one of the main factors is the form of the skipper Rohit Sharma. After getting out for a duck in the opening game against Australia in Chennai, Rohit has shown great with a fiery century against Afghanistan in Delhi, and then a match-winning 86-run knock against Pakistan in Ahmedabad. Apart from this, his quick 40s against Bangladesh and New Zealand have helped India to get an aggressive start and give Men in Blue an upper hand against other teams.
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Rohit Sharma in the 2023 ODI World Cup
The Indian skipper is currently in the fourth spot in the list of leading run scorers of the 2023 ODI World Cup so far with 311 runs from five matches at an average of 62.20 with one hundred and a half-centuries. As the Indian team will take on the field after a long break of seven days, all eyes will be on the skipper Rohit Sharma who has shown great form in the tournament so far. Fans will be expecting Rohit to convert his good starts into a mammoth innings and lead India towards another big victory.
Rohit Sharma Vs England (Against England)
The hosts India are all set to take on the defending champions England for match number 29 of the 2023 ODI World Cup on the 29th of October at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. As India eyes their sixth consecutive victory of the tournament, England will be looking to get back to their winning ways and have a chance for the semi-finals. However, it won’t be an easy task to register a win against the in-form team India where every player is in tremendous form. While bowling, England’s first mission would be to get Rohit Sharma out early to restrict India to get a firing start. Notably, Rohit holds a great record while batting against the Three Lions in every format of the game and will be a key player for India in the upcoming fixture in Lucknow. Rohit
Also scored a century when both teams met in the previous edition of the tournament in 2019. Now fans will be expecting another big innings from the Indian skipper on a big occasion against England. Before that, let’s have a look at the stats of Rohit Sharma vs England in all three formats.
Rohit Sharma against England in Tests
Rohit Sharma against England in ODIs
Rohit Sharma against England in T20Is