Rohit Sharma is undoubtedly one of the finest cricketers to ever exist in the history of Indian Cricket. His sheer power during his shots and impeccable sense of adaptability during the matches makes him one of his kinds. He is right-handed opener usually seen nowadays opening the batting line up with Shikhar Dhawan or K.L Rahul. He has always been a pillar to integral partnerships up the front which enables team India to chase and keep a strong total to defend. Known for successful captainship skills, the MI skipper has won four IPL Championships and two CL T20 when he was leading the team.
Here are some times when Rohit Sharma laid the Perfect Opening Foundation in Top Scoring Games-
1-When Rohit Sharma kept India in the first match of World Cup against South Africa where K.Rabada was on fire. His swings and variations with the bowl were superb when SA was merely defending a total of 227. But even when India was struggling with their batting order, Rohit gave India a composed yet steady knock to win the match.
2-During the Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan added a phenomenal 210 run partnership against the arch-nemesis of India i.e. Pakistan which provided the much-needed power for India to win that match and keep their unbeaten record healthy.
3-In a T20 International match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma, and K.L Rahul put up a 165 opening run stand for India which ensured their victory and also become the record of the highest partner by India in a T20 match.