IND vs AUS, 1st ODI: One of the most destructive batsmen of white-ball cricket, Rohit Sharma ends the eighth consecutive year with an average in excess of 50 throughout the year. However, the Indian team management concerns about the fitness of the limited-overs Vice-captain Rohit Sharma for the upcoming crucial series against Australia (IND vs AUS). BCCI credited his unfit form for the decision. Take a look at 'Hitman' Rohit Sharma's ODI match-wise average since 2013 when each time the Hitman crossed over 50 as stated below.
After guiding Mumbai Indians to an extending record-breaking fifth IPL title in UAE, Rohit Sharma returned home and later went under rehabilitation camp at the NCA in Bangalore and is trying to get back to full fitness. He would miss the entire limited-overs leg. However, Rohit would be available for the Test series, which would see Team Indian skipper Virat Kohli missing the last three Tests due to his parental duties.
The exclusion of Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma from the Indian squad in the upcoming tour to Australia drew a lot of criticism from experts, veteran players as well as fans. Though it wasn’t clear from BCCI whether he could join the Indian team to play its away series against Australia, which will be kicking from tomorrow onwards.
In the ODI format, Rohit Sharma has amassed 9115 runs with an impressive average of 49.27. This includes 29 tons, with him being the only player in the world to have three double-centuries under his name.
Take a look at Rohit Sharma's ODI Match-wise Average since 2013: