Saba Karim said that captaincy is just an additional responsibility for Rohit Sharma.

Rohit Sharma. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Indian captain Rohit Sharma In the three-match T20I series against the Sri Lankan team, he could only score 50 runs in 3 innings. Sharma averaged 16.67 and was not in the best form with Willow in this series.

And now, former Indian cricketer Saba Karim has said that Sharma is in the team because of his batting. Adding that captaincy is only an added responsibility, Karim said the ‘Hitman’ is in the playing XI mainly because of his batting.

Karim also said that there have been occasions when the captain has been unable to perform in his primary department due to the added responsibility of leading the team.

“Rohit Sharma is in the XI because of his batting. Captaincy is an added responsibility. He should not lose his focus when it comes to batting. Many a times we have seen that captains are not able to perform well in their primary skills. This should not happen,” said Saba Karim while speaking on sports policy.

It’s early stage for Rohit Sharma: Saba Karim

Saba Karim also said that Rohit Sharma is just starting out Indian The captain and he will realize how important his contribution with the bat is to his team. Stating that Rohit’s performance during the 2022 T20 World Cup will be crucial for the Indian side, Karim concluded by saying that the ‘hitman’ needs to work on improving his batting skills.

“It is just the initial phase for Rohit Sharma. He will gradually realize how important his runs are to the team. His performance will be crucial in Australia (during the T20 World Cup), where the grounds are big and the opposition has high quality bowlers. So yes, Rohit Sharma needs to work on this area,” concluded Saba Karim.



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