'Pull shot to yaar neend se bhi uth ke aaunga to maar dunga' - Rohit Sharma to Yuzvendra Chahal

‘Pull shot to yaar neend se bhi uth ke aaunga to maar dunga’ – Rohit Sharma to Yuzvendra Chahal

Rohit Sharma was set to lead Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020.

Rohit Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal
Rohit Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal. (Photo Source: Instagram)

Rohit Sharma, the Indian opener is going through the form of his life. And, he has emerged a big positive for Team India across all the formats. He has some magnificent strokes in his armoury. But, playing pull shot is one of his signatures shot that he has mastered over the due course of his cricket career. Now, the Indian opener has also accepted the fact that he can smack pull after coming out of sleep as well.

The 32-year-old is arguably one of the best openers in the history of cricket. Moreover, he is playing really well for Team India. He is a seriously brilliant batsman, who plays pull shots with ease.  As per the stats, he is one of the best when it comes to playing the aforementioned stroke. Since 2015, he has played a total of 570 pulls. Moreover, he has managed a lot of success playing the same as he has smacked 116 sixes. It is also the most number of sixes being scored by a batsman since 2015.

Rohit Sharma talks about his pull shot on Instagram live

Recently, Rohit Sharma interacted with his teammate Yuzvendra Chahal on Instagram in a live video session. The Indian spinner questioned the 32-year-old about his power of hitting pull shot. Meanwhile, the Indian opener gave his answer saying, “Pull shot to yaar.. neend se bhi uth ke aaunga to maar dunga.” He also added that a player needs to be mentally strong in order to play a pull in a game.

The Indian opener had a great tour to New Zealand where he did an amazing job with the bat in the T20I series. But, Rohit sustained an injury due to which he was ruled out from the ODI and Test series. Moreover, he was not picked for the three-match ODI series against South Africa that got abandoned due to COVID-19 pandemic.

There were reports that he will mark his comeback in competitive cricket from IPL 2020. But, BCCI postponed it to mid-April and Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister announced lockdown in the country for the next 21 days. So, at the moment, the players are left with nothing much but being proactive across the social media platforms.

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