Rohit Sharma to take a 'break'; will not performing in Sri Lanka T20Is
Rohit Sharma to take a 'break'; will not performing in Sri Lanka T20Is

Indian opener Rohit Sharma is playing record-breaking cricket in full format in this calendar year. Without a doubt, it has been a sensational year for her.

Rohit Sharma continued his unbelievable form in the ICC ODI World Cup 2019. His Midas touch scored him a century, making him the first cricketer to score five centuries in a World Cup tournament.

He then made waves in Test cricket and established himself as the most complete player in all three formats of the game.

When he was allowed to play as an opener against South Africa, he justified his selection by scoring a brilliant century against South Africa in the first Test in Visakhapatnam.

Subsequently, he scored 176 runs in the first innings and 127 runs in the second innings. In the process, he became the first batsman to score a twin century in the Maiden Test as an opening batsman.

Rohit Sharma to take a ‘break’; will not performing in Sri Lanka T20Is

Rohit Sharma performed the summit in the longest format since his first double century. He scored his career-best score of 212 in the third Test match against South Africa.

When Virat Kohli took a short break from cricket, Rohit Sharma led India to a three-match T20I series against Bangladesh, winning the series 2–1. After that, India invited the West Indies for 3 T20Is and similar ODIs.

Rohit Sharma has decided to take a break from cricket. He has been a regular in all formats this year; will miss the upcoming three-match T20I against Sri Lanka.

The first T20I will be played in Guwahati on 5 January, the second in Indore (7 January) and the third in Pune (10 January). It is learned that Rohit Sharma is likely to return for a three-match ODI series against Australia in January.

The selectors usually do not rest anyone in the T20 squad, but Rohit has been on the road for quite some time. He has informed the board that he would like to rest for the series, ”a BCCI source told TOI.


Shikhar Dhawan, who recovered from a knee injury during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament in November, will open with KL Rahul against Sri Lanka.