Indian skipper Rohit Sharma expressed his preference for being an opener, highlighting his inclination towards facing challenging conditions and situations. Rohit Sharma said that he wants to be consistently challenged, mentioning the uncertainty of the outcome.

Rohit Sharma began his international career as a middle-order batsman before transitioning to a regular opener. The right-handed batsman moved to the top of the order during the Champions Trophy 2013, where he delivered impressive performances as an opener.

Rohit Sharma transitioned to the opening position in Tests due to a lack of opportunities in the middle order. The batter made the most of this opportunity, scoring 176 and 127 in his debut Test as an opener against South Africa in Visakhapatnam in October 2019.

As an opener, the 36-year-old batter has scored 2242 runs in 49 innings at an impressive average of 48.74, including seven centuries and six half-centuries. Overall, he has amassed 3827 runs at an average of 44.50. He smashed three centuries in the No. 6 position.

Don’t Know What The Outcome Will Be – Rohit Sharma

During an event in Mumbai on Friday, Rohit Sharma opened up about his opening role for India, stating he enjoys being tested. Rohit stressed the significance of mastering specific shots to build confidence, which he achieves through rigorous training.

“I like to be put in a place where its slightly difficult conditions and situations. I always wanted to be challenged all the time. The hardest part is to start because you don’t know what the outcome will be,” Rohit said.




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