Brian Lara loves Rohit Sharma’s batting
By Sandy - Oct 31, 2018 12:24 am
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Former West Indies captain and batting legend Brian Lara loves to watch the Indian limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma’s batting.

Brian Lara

The Indian limited-overs opening batsman Rohit Sharma currently running in a brilliant batting form. In the ongoing home ODI series against Windies, Rohit is the second leading run-scorer as he has scored 326 runs in four innings with the average of 108.66, including two centuries and both were 150+ knocks.

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After playing an unbeaten 152 runs knock in the first ODI of this series at Guwahati, Rohit played another 162 runs knock in the fourth ODI at Brabourne Stadium (Mumbai) on this Monday (October 29).

Rohit Sharma

Watching another great ODI knock from Rohit’s bat, the legendary Caribbean batsman Brian Lara said that he loves to watch the 31-year-old Indian batsman’s batting as he knows well to utilise the favourable batting conditions.

Lara told CricketNext, “I love his batting. And batting in Indian conditions is favourable, on most occasions. When you are an opening batsman, you can accomplish a hundred. And when you have achieved that somewhere in between 41-50 overs, you can get a big score for the team.”

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The most recent 162 runs knock was Rohit’s seventh 150+ ODI knock. He is the record holder to play most number of 150+ ODI knocks. Australian cricketer David Warner and the Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar are in the second position in this list with five times 150+ ODI knocks. Lara likes Rohit’s never losing concentration, even after completing his centuries.

Lara added on this, “This is not only his seventh 150+ but he has also scored three double centuries previously. That is a sign that he loves to bat for a long time. In the past, I have seen many players going for the big shots after completing their century. But, that is not the case with Rohit Sharma. He never loses his concentration.”