Indian skipper Rohit Sharma has been extremely successful as an Indian skipper in all three formats of the game. He is on the verge of breaking the all-time Indian captaincy record in the third Test against Australia.
Rohit Sharma on the verge of breaking this all-time Indian captaincy record
India has done a terrific job under skipper Rohit Sharma in the ongoing Test series against Australia. They have thumped the opposition in the first two games by big margins and have taken a 2-0 lead in the series.
The third Test between India and Australia is now slated to take place from 1st to 5th March in Indore. The hosts would be looking for similar kind of result in the third game and would want to take an unassailable lead of 3-0 in the series.
If India manages to win the Indore Test, skipper Rohit Sharma will breaking the all-time Indian captaincy record. He will become the first India captain to win the first five Tests in his career, surpassing MS Dhoni.
If India wins the 3rd Test, Rohit Sharma will become the first Indian captain to win the first 5 Tests.
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Rohit has won his last four Tests as a skipper and has done exceptionally well as a leader. He first defeated New Zealand in the two Tests last year and now has thumped Australia in the two games. He would be hoping to continue the winning run against Australia.
Probable Indian XI for the third Test against Australia
India is likely to play the same combination in the third Test, barring a few changes. Let’s take a look at the Probable Indian XI for the third Test against Australia:
Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj