Rohit Sharma – The Man in Purple Patch!!

Rohit Sharma,Indian opener and stand-in skipper does tremendous job in the recent past limited overs series against Sri Lanka in home. Rohit Sharma named as captain after Virat Kohli’s absence for his wedding. In his first match as captain team India bundled out for 112 in dharmasala and face humiliating 7 wicket lose against Lankans.


The second ODI take place in Mohali, where India give it back to Sri Lanka in style. Rohit Sharma smashes record breaking  3rd ODI double hundred. He ended up with 208* off 153 balls with 13 fours and 12 towering sixes. This is not a usual record that can be broken any time soon. No one ever had 2 double hundreds for their name but he got three of them.

India comfortably home with 7 wicket win in Vizag and seal the serried 2-1. And he doesn’t disappoint in the shorter format of the game. India beat Sri Lanka by 93 runs in first T20I which Is their biggest win margin by runs. Second ODI take place in Indore where the records keep on added in books. Rohit destroyed Lankan bowlers by scoring 118 of 43 balls with 10 sixes and 12 fours. He scored 100 from just 35 balls and shared the record of fastest T20I hundred along with South Africa’s David Miller

India white washed Sri Lanka with their 5 wicket win in Mumbai. This is only 2nd clean sweep for India in T20I’s, previously they white washed Australia in Australia under MS Dhoni’s captaincy. India ended this year well with 37 international victories only behind Australia with 38 victories in 2003.

Rohit Sharma catches all eye’s in the last few weeks. He looks batting so easy, no modern day shots, not the biggest innovator of shots ,he stick with basics yet so destructive. His six-hitting abilities are unbelievably good. He break the record of De Villiers to score more sixes in international games in a calendar year. Rohit score 65 sixes in 2017 surpassing count of 63 set by De Villers.  


Rohit Sharma in his recent interview credits timing overpower for his six hitting abilities. India to clash against South Africa in South Africa in January. This will be a huge test for India after a remarkable home season. Virat Kohli makes his comeback after the break, Rohit will serve as a vice-captain. The longer format of the game will start on 5th of January. Rohit will play in a crucial part in the longer format is well. May his purple patch continues, we will be waiting.  

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