Rohit Sharma to feature for Mumbai in Vijay Hazare TrophyLast updated on Oct 09, 2018, 06:44 pm
Indian batsman Rohit Sharma is set to feature for Mumbai in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.
The senior member of the Indian side will play under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer.
Rohit recently led India to the Asia Cup 2018 title in the UAE after his side won a last-ball thriller against Bangladesh.
Here is more on the same.
Rohit to play one or two matches for Mumbai
The chief selector of Mumbai, Ajit Agarkar confirmed Rohit's availability.
"Yes, he will...we'll pick the team on October 10. Rohit will play for us in one or two games. The team will be led by Shreyas Iyer, who captained Mumbai in their last two games in the league stage," he said.
Rohit's inclusion will give Mumbai plenty of impetus.
Mumbai will be banking on in-form Rohit
The next game for Mumbai in the tournament is against Bihar and a win will guarantee them a place in the last four.
The team will be hoping that Rohit features in that fixture and gets going with the bat.
Rohit has been in commanding form, as he struck 317 runs in the Asia Cup.
He will be eager to help his side out.
Rohit hopes to be ready for limited-overs against WI
Last year, Rohit played two matches for Mumbai in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
He scored 4 and 16 in the two games.
In total, he has played 23 List A games for Mumbai, averaging 37 with the bat.
Rohit was overlooked for the Tests against West Indies but he wants to keep himself match ready for the upcoming ODI series.
Dhoni could turn up for Jharkhand
The report also adds that MS Dhoni could make himself available for Jharkhand in the knockout stages.
Jharkhand play Services on October 11 in their Group C encounter.
Post that we might get a glimpse of MSD.
He played all 6 games last season for his state.
Dhoni will be eager to score some runs ahead of series against WI.