As the last and final test is taking place in Feroz Shah Kotla, captain Kohli is going to get away from cricket for a while, into this context Rohit Sharma has been asked to step into skipper shoes to represent team India against Sri Lankan in the 3 match ODI series starting from 10th of December.
Virat Kohli has been rested for Sri Lanka matches and the captaincy is been replaced by the hitman of India, Rohit Sharma. Kohli is going to relax and make his preparation for upcoming South Africa tour coming early in the next year.
Rohit Sharma is a great option who definitely has the ability to step up and show who is the boss of cricket.He has a brilliant record of winning 3 IPL trophies for Mumbai Indians. The hitman also had an outstanding calendar year scoring more than 900 runs in One-Day Internationals.
Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera who has replaced Upal Tharanga as the Captain for ODIs will have a huge responsibility on his shoulder to carry the inexperienced side to grab their first victory against India from July. Hardik Pandya joining and Siddharth Kaul getting a breakthrough will prove to be a great chance for him to win for his nation.
He is the only player to score more than 2 double centuries in ODI cricket, he is eyeing to score big and a triple century in ODI to surprise every cricket lover from his batting skills. Sharma will target the Sri Lankan bowlers from the very first ball at Dharamshala.
He is the 24th Indian to represent India as the skipper of the team and 7th Mumbaikar to do so, he will be very pleased to get himself this opportunity.