The Indian cricketer, Rohit Sharma has come a long way. He has seen his shares of ups and downs throughout his journey, thus, he knows all about criticism. While he was always considered as one of the most talented cricketers of the team, he faced criticism every now and then for his temperament.
However, he is on a spree of making new records and breaking the old ones for a long time now. ‘Hitman’ Sharma, has justified his selection as the opener in the best way possible. He has been a major revelation for the Indian cricket team in the white-ball format of the game as well.
From being chosen as the opener of the team in this format to keeping everyone on the edge of their seats with his thrilling performance as he smashed double century today, the ongoing series between India and South Africa has been sensational for the Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma.
At the end of the big day, Rohit Sharma looked his jovial best as he attended the press conference after the match. The Indian cricketers have always been sarcastic and witty when interacting with the media and Rohit Sharma was at it again.
So when the reporter asked Rohit Sharma: “Do you want to break all possible records in one series as an opener? What’s with this form?”, Rohit Sharma came up with an epic response. He took a cheeky jibe at the media for the knack of their criticizing habit. With a smile on his face, Rohit Sharma said:
“Whenever you get an opportunity, you want to make the most of it. You want to perform as well as possible. When I got this opportunity to bat at the top of the order, I wanted to make full use of it. Otherwise so many things would have happened. You guys would’ve written a lot about me,”
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