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Rohit Sharma a 'gamble' for Australia tour: Ian Chappell warns Indian selectors

The MSK Prasad-led selection committee will have to make some strong selection calls for the upcoming Australia tour.


Opening in shorter formats proved to be a boon for Rohit, who said that he will not mind taking a shot at it in Test matches too, if the team management ever considers that as an option in near future

Mumbai: India endured their second back to back Test arrangement overcome a week ago, with England whipping Virat Kohli's men by 4-1 regardless of a hard-battled arrangement. Their batting request inadequacies were by and by uncovered, that influenced the guests to consider about a ton of inquiries.

With the Australia visit planned towards the year's end, the MSK Prasad-drove determination board of trustees should make some solid choice calls to guarantee they pick the correct names.

Be that as it may, as indicated by Ian Chappell, choosing Rohit Sharma in the Test squad would be a bet in spite of his thrilling capacity to manage the odd bob on Australian pitches.

"A certain and in-frame Rohit Sharma would be a perfect player to support the batting in Australia. His definitive even bat shots are superbly intended to adapt to the testing additional ricochet, yet unfortunately Rohit has never truly dealt with batting in Test cricket. Choosing him for the visit would be a bet," he wrote in his segment for ESPNCricinfo.

Opening in shorter organizations turned out to be a shelter for Rohit, who said that he wouldn't fret tackling it in Test coordinates as well, if the group administration ever thinks about that as a choice in not so distant future.

"See, I have never been offered (to open the innings in Tests) yet I am available to anything as in whatever the group administration needs. I never figured I will be an opener in ODIs when I began playing or when I was playing for India. Yet, it occurred en route, so I (need to) keep my choices open. No choice is closed for me, so if the open door comes, I will take it," he expressed.

While his system in testing conditions outside the Indian sub-landmass has on numerous occasions go under scanner, the snappy batsman is as yet cheerful of a Test review.


"I need to be a piece of the (Test) group, however it isn't in my grasp. I need to sit tight for the chance, at whatever point it comes, I must be prepared for it. To be prepared, I am doing everything, preparing, doing however much as could be expected to give myself the most obvious opportunity when the open door comes there," he included.

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