MS Dhoni happy with Rohit Sharma display

Dhoni delighted with Sharma display
© AP Photos
MS Dhoni praises Rohit Sharma for taking the opportunity to shine at the top of the batting order for India.

India captain MS Dhoni has heaped praise on Rohit Sharma for the batsman's performance in their victory over England on Wednesday.

Sharma struck an impressive 83 runs as the hosts secured a series win in Mohali, and Dhoni is delighted to see the batsman finally take an opportunity to shine.

The wicketkeeper said: "He's one of the most gifted cricketers that we have seen. Unfortunately, he has not done really well with the opportunities he has got.

"We had a chat about him opening the innings at the start of the series and he was very glad to accept it. I think it was a very good performance by him."

India hold an unassailable 3-1 lead heading into the fifth ODI this Sunday.

Alastair Cook
Read Next:
Live Commentary: India vs. England - Fourth one-day international - as it happened
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account