Two Indian cricket legends, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, are well-known for their outstanding batting abilities and leadership qualities. Many people consider Kohli to be one of the best batters of the modern era. He has constantly performed exceptionally well in all forms of the game. He is a dependable anchor in the Indian batting lineup due to his aggressive style to pursue difficult targets.
However, Rohit is popular for his graceful stroke play and extraordinary capacity for large-scoring hundreds, particularly in limited-overs formats. Rohit, popularly known as the “Hitman,” has the rare distinction of having several double hundreds in One Day Internationals (ODIs). Demonstrating his dominance over opposing bowling attacks.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli were essential to India’s run to the CWC 2023 final.
Both of the senior Indian superstars, Rohit and Kohli, are enthralling spectators with their friendship and outstanding batting performances in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023. As Kohli skillfully leads the team and plays crucial roles in leading India to the tournament final, Rohit is making sure the team gets off to flying starts.
As the cricketing world considers what comes after Kohli and Rohit, focus shifts to the next generation and who will carry on the superstar duo’s legacy. A young player has been name the future star of Indian cricket by Wasim Akram.
Wasim Akram names India’s future star
Speaking about Rohit’s influential starts, Akram highlighted Shubman Gill’s contribution, pointing to the latter’s outstanding batting. Gill’s consistency was praised by Akram. who also declared with confidence that Gill would lead the Indian cricket team after the Kohli-Rohit era.
“The kind of start he (Rohit Sharma) provides is what we have been speaking about. He batted a strike rate of 162 and piled up 82 in 10 overs, that was the stepping stone. Look at the shots he played. The pressure certainly mounts on the opposition. And Gill played amazingly well. How good a player he is. He has been consistent and he is the future of the Indian team after Rohit and Virat. They are still at their peak, no doubt,” said Akram on A Sports.