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India coach impressed with Rohit’s form, Kohli’s intent despite poor run before IND vs AUS tie

India coach impressed with Rohit’s form, Kohli’s intent despite poor run before IND vs AUS tie

India cricket team bowling coach Paras Mhambrey shrugged off any worries over Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma ahead of IND vs AUS clash

India cricket team bowling coach Paras Mhambrey has backed veterans Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to fire in the high-voltage India vs Australia Super 8 clash. The assistant coach’s remarks come ahead of the must-win tie that will determine the Men in Blue’s qualification to the T20 World Cup semi-finals.

When asked about the way the duo of Ro-Ko batted, Mhambrey heaped praise on Virat Kohli’s intent and Rohit Sharma’s natural form and noted that it was the intent that the side wanted as a batting unit.

India coach backs Ro-Ko to come good in clash against AUS

I think Virat has been – in the last, we’ve seen from the IPL itself and Rohit from the World Cup. I think both of them in great form. Rohit is playing his natural game. But it’s good to see that in this game especially, the intent that Virat has shown, I think that’s good to see that, good to see that intent,” Paras said at the pre-match press conference.

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So far, Rohit Sharma has managed to score only 99 runs in five innings with an average of 24.75 and a strike rate of 125.31. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli has 66 runs to his name in 5 innings, with an average of 13.20 and a strike rate of 108.19. As opening partners, the duo have hardly managed to get India off to a flying start before losing either of their wickets in the powerplay. As they head into the must-win tie against Australia, Rohit & Kohli will hope to find the golden touch that will propell the side to a strong start.

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