Rohit Sharma appointed as Vice-Captain for the Sri Lanka ODI series

 . Last updated on August 17, 2017, 3:51 PM
Rohit Sharma appointed as Vice-Captain for the Sri Lanka ODI series
Rohit Sharma is being the captain of Mumbai Indians since 2013, after Rickey Ponting.

Top striker Rohit Sharma will play the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka as the Vice-captain of the team. It is the first time the opener is on a leadership position in the squad. Sharma said, it is an honor for him to be appointed vice-captain. He player said, before 10 years, he used to think only about playing alongside the team and now he is the vice-captain. The player is appointed as the vice-captain on a temporary basis for the next ODI series against Sri Lanka. The tournament will start from 20th August. Sharma has been delivering consistent performance in the format with strong strike. He has been playing with the team in the last 10 years.

The Test team did topple Sri Lanka with a series whitewash in the recently concluded Test series. It was 3-0 win for India. Now Rohit Sharma is getting ready for “whatever opportunity” that comes on the way to play his role in the ODI series. The player is looking forward for the role. Sharma does not want to think much and he just want to enjoy the moment. In the recently concluded match, the final Test, India thumped the victory against Sri Lanka by an inning and a massive margin of 171 runs.

Rohit has not lead in international teams, but he has been the captain of Mumbai Indians, the IPL team. Ricky Ponting was the former captain of the team until 2013 season of the tournament. Rohit Sharma won the IPL for three times in five tournaments. However, per the player both are “different ball game”. He said IPL and International cricket are “completely different.” The Mumbai Indian Captain also added that in IPL he has play more on the front, but in the upcoming series, it will be quite different.


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