Rohit Sharma confirms Ishan Kishan’s role for ODI Series, praises Siraj’s improvement

The Indian ODI team will start their campaign against Sri Lanka with a tri-series that also features Bangladesh. The teams have been drawn in a round robin format, and the first match will be played between India and Sri Lanka on 18 June. The host nation has named Rohit Sharma as captain of the ODI squad for this series and the right-handed batsman has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will be his opening partner in this series.

Rohit Sharma has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will be his opening partner in the ODI series against Sri Lanka.

Rohit Sharma has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will be his opening partner in the ODI series against Sri Lanka.

The young batsman has done well in IPL and deserves to play for India. He is a very good player, who can bat long and score runs at any stage of the game.

“Yes, it’s going to be Ishan Kishan,” Rohit said while speaking to the media in Guwahati, as reported by PTI.

Rohit Sharma said Ishan Kishan was the right choice to open India’s innings in the ODIs against Sri Lanka, adding that the youngster has been doing well in the IPL and deserves a chance at the top level.

“Yes, it’s going to be Ishan Kishan,” Rohit said while speaking to the media in Guwahati, as reported by PTI. “There are certain players who have done well and they deserve an opportunity. Ishan is one of them.”

Rohit added that Kishan has improved since his debut last year against Australia where he scored just 10 runs from five balls before being dismissed by Mitchell Starc

The right-handed batsman has been impressive in the ongoing Indian Premier League season and Rohit feels he deserves a chance at the top level.

You have to be a good fielder, you have to be able to bat well, you have to be able to bowl well. And Ishan has done all those things.

“He is one of the most improved players in the last three-four years,” Rohit told reporters after India’s training session on Saturday.”He has been doing really well in domestic cricket and he deserves an opportunity,” he added.

“He has done well in IPL and deserves to play for India,” he added.

Rohit Sharma has backed Ishan Kishan for the upcoming India series and said that he deserves to play for India.

“He has done well in IPL, he is a good choice for this ODI series,” Rohit said on Wednesday. “Ishan is a good partner, I have played with him since childhood and we have been together at Mumbai Indians as well,” he added.

Rohit was speaking at an event organized by Star Sports along with other Bollywood actors like Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Karisma Kapoor to promote their upcoming movie ‘Zero’.

Rohit was also quick to acknowledge the improvement shown by Mohammed Siraj following his call up to the national squad last year.

Rohit was also quick to acknowledge the improvement shown by Mohammed Siraj following his call up to the national squad last year. “He bowled well in the first ODI and I am happy for him it has been a good start for him,” Rohit said.

“He’s improving with every game, he is a good bowler, he has got a good temperament.”

“I think Siraj has improved a lot in his game since his debut,” he said.

Siraj has improved a lot since his debut, he has developed into a good bowler and fielder. We all know that he is also a very good batsman as well.

He will be playing in this series and hopefully, he will do well for us.”

The Indian ODI team is ready for Sri Lanka

Rohit Sharma has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will be his opening partner in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. The Indian ODI team is ready for their next challenge, which starts on September 15 in Dharamsala.

The team had a training session at Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium, Delhi on Wednesday morning where they also played a practice match against Railways and Uttar Pradesh players before heading to Australia for Tests and T20Is starting October 3rd.

Conclusion

The Indian ODI team is ready for Sri Lanka. They will take on the visitors in the first match of the series on July 12 at Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.

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