The ICC World Cup 2023 is over, and India faces a heartbreaking defeat. But now it’s time for the Indian cricket team to rise again, as they will again be facing the Aussies, but this time in the T20 match, which will start today, November 23.
But this time, Captain Rohit Sharma will be taking a break, and Suryakumar Yadav will be leading the Indian brigade. This time, several experienced players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Hardik Pandya will be taking a rest, and some new players like Yashasvi Jaiswal and Riku Singh will be part of the Indian squad.
India is scheduled to play five T20 matches against Australia in the upcoming days. Also in the year 2024, team India has to play in the ICC T20 World Cup starting from June 4 to June 30, 2024, and it will be jointly hosted by the West Indies and the United States.
Is Rohit Sharma Retired from T20 Cricket?
Now there have been various news reports claiming that Rohit Sharma has retired from T20 cricket; however, a close source in BCCI has said Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli can play in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 if they want to.
But statistics suggest that Rohit Sharma has not been a part of the T20 set-up for a long time. Rohit Sharma played his last T20 match at the Adelaide Oval on November 10, 2022, which was the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022.
Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful players on the Indian cricket team in the T20 format. He made his T20 debut in September 2007 and, so far, has scored 3853 runs in the T20 format.
Will Rohit Sharma play in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024?
There are rumors that Virat and Rohit Sharma have taken a month off and won’t be available for the T20I series against South Africa in December 2023. The Indian team has three international series before the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.
If Rohit Sharma skips the South Africa tour, he will only play the Afghanistan T20Is and Indian Premier League 2024 to prepare for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Till now, there’s no update on whether Rohit Sharma will play in the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup. If he doesn’t, then Hardik Sharma is likely to take charge of the Indian cricket team for the tournament.
Rohit Sharma FAQs
A. Till now there’s no update if Rohit Sharma has retired from the T20 format or not.
A. Rohit Sharma made his T20 debut in September 2007.
A. So, far Rohit Sharma has scored 3853 runs in the T20 format.
A. Rohut Sharma is 36 years old.