It was so pleasing to watch him bat from the other end: Rohit Sharma

India won the first T20I out of three against Sri-Lanka on Thursday by huge margin of 62 runs. Indian team were clinical in their batting and bowling performances.


After the victory in the first T20I against Sri Lanka on Thursday, Rohit Sharma was interviewed, and he made some statements regarding his team performance in the first game of the Three-match T20I series against Lankans. Rohit Sharma also pointed out his opening partner named Ishan Kishan’s innings in this game. Rohit Sharma really liked his IPL teammate’s innings in the first T20I where the young boy scored 89 runs in just 56 balls. Ishan’s inning was so pleasing to watch as he hit 10 fours and 3 sixes which proved to be important to set the target of 200 runs for Sri Lanka.

Rohit Sharma after the match particularly talked about Ishan Kishan and he said that he knows the ability Ishan has as the Indian cricket team captain (Rohit Sharma) knows him for a long time now.

“I know Ishan for a long time now, I know the mindset he has. It was just about getting the kind of game that he had today. It was so pleasing to watch from the other end,” Rohit Sharma in the post-match interview telecasted on Star Sports Network.

Ishan Kishan was not the only one who batted well on Thursday, his opening partner Rohit Sharma and KKR’s captain Shreyash Iyer also had their major contribution in India’s win against Sri Lanka. Rohit scored 44 runs in 32 balls and he had an amazing 111 runs opening partnership with Ishan Kishan. After Rohit was dismissed by Lahiru Kumara Shreyash scored a firing 57 runs in just 28 balls to help India reach a very good total in the end.