Should Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli announce retirement? Ashish Nehra answers
New Delhi : Since India lost their World Cup 2023 final to Australia, the social media is abuzz with the demand that skipper Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli should announce their retirement from the cricket. Some reports even claimed that Mr Sharma will not be playing the upcoming T20I World Cup, which is scheduled to happen in about seven months from now.
Former Indian cricketer Ashish Nehra shared his opinion over the retirement of the two players from T20I. He said that age will not be the main criteria if these players decide to continue playing for India. However, with the form they are in, the youngsters will be required to perform better to keep their place in the team.
He also mentioned that that Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli announce their retirement, he doesn't think the selectors will drop both players. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are outstanding for any format, and as long as they are scoring runs, they should continue playing. In the recent days, both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli displayed excellent batting performances in the World Cup. Virat Kohli scored the most runs in the World Cup.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli performance in World Cup 2023
In the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup, Virat Kohli scored the highest with 765 runs in 11 matches, while Rohit Sharma made 597 runs in the same number of matches. However, Rohit Sharma's run-scoring was particularly impressive. In fact, Rohit Sharma scored runs in the World Cup at a strike rate of 125.95. Many experts believe that Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli can easily continue playing international cricket for the next 2 years.