ind vs eng Rohit Sharma will play the first test match of his career in Rajkot | IND vs ENG: The wait of cricket fans will end! Team India captain will make his test debut in Rajkot

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 12, 2024 8:54 AM IST

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Team India captain will make his test debut in Rajkot

IND vs ENG 3rd Test: The 5-match Test series between the teams of India and England is going on at 1-1. Now the third match of the series will be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. This match is going to be very special for Indian team captain Rohit Sharma. Rajkot Test match is going to be no less than a Test debut for captain Rohit Sharma.

Rohit will make his test debut in Rajkot

Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has played 56 test matches so far. But he has not yet played a single test match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. In such a situation, the third Test match to be played between India and England will be Rohit Sharma’s first Test match in Rajkot. Although he has played ODI and T20 matches for India on this ground.

Rohit’s record in Saurashtra Cricket Stadium

Rohit Sharma has so far played 3 ODIs and 3 T20 matches at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. In ODIs, Rohit has scored 188 runs at an average of 62.66. During this period he has scored 2 half-centuries. At the same time, on this ground, he has scored 98 runs in T20I at an average of 32.66. During this period, he has scored 1 half-century innings from his bat. But he has not been able to score a single century on this ground yet.

Rohit Sharma’s test career

Rohit Sharma played his first test match for Team India in 2013 against West Indies. Since then he has scored 3827 runs for India in 96 innings of 56 Test matches at an average of 44.50. During this period, Rohit Sharma has scored 16 half-centuries and 10 centuries in Tests. However, Rohit has not been able to do anything special so far in this Test series being played against England. He has scored only 90 runs in 4 innings of 2 matches and has not touched the 50 run mark even once.

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