India’s limited-overs opener Rohit Sharma is currently on the Australian tour. The right-handed batsman was selected for the four-match Test series against Australia. Rohit islet to cement his place in the Indian Test team despite getting numerous chances. During the recently concluded T20I series, Rohit in two opportunities failed to put up a good performance. Meanwhile, the right-hander is preparing for the longer format and could be included in the side for the first Test, which starts on December 06.
While Rohit is in Australia, he is missing his wife Ritika Sajdeh who is in India. The 31-year-old cricketer recently took to Instagram and shared a picture of his with Ritika. “ Missing my other half,” Rohit wrote in the caption. Rohit Sharma or KL Rahul, Who Should India Pick in Playing XI as an Opener for the First Test vs Australia
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Ritika, who also happens to be Rohit’s manager, often travels with her husband. But looks like due to the new BCCI norm, which allows WAGs to be with the players for only 14 days that after the first two weeks of a 45-day overseas tour, Ritika is not in Australia to travel with the team.
Meanwhile, it will be interesting to see whether Rohit finds a place in the playing XI for the first Test at the Adelaide Oval or not. With Prithvi Shaw injured, chances are Rohit might open the batting with Murali Vijay. KL Rahul is another opener in the squad, but due to his lack of form, Rohit might be picked ahead of him.