Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are struggling against spin in T20s?

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Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma

Indian batters are always very comfortable against spin, legendary batters like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have always shown their caliber against spinners in any format of the game but in recent times senior batting duo of India has struggled against spin. In this article, we will tell you its reason and evidence.

IPL 2024 is going on and it is turning out to be one of the most entertaining seasons of the league. Both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma had made centuries in IPL 2024 season. They both are looking in good form. Virat Kohli is at No.1 position in the orange cap list whereas Rohit is doing what he does best, providing a great start to Mumbai Indians.

There is nothing much to worry about other than their batting against spinners in IPL 2024. Both of them are struggling against spinners in IPL 2024. Virat is finding difficulties in his stroke-making against the spinners whereas Rohit was dismissed 3 times by a spinner. It is a surprising stat as both these legendary batters have never faced such difficulties against spinners. 

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A World Cup is coming in June and West Indies will be one of the hosts of the World Cup. There are historically slow wickets in the West Indies where spin can play a huge role. Rohit and Virat are the heart and soul of Team India. It will be a problem for India if star batters are facing a similar kind of problem. Rohit’s strike rate against the spinner in IPL 2024 is 149.05, he made 79 runs in 53 balls of the spinners. Virat on the other hand made 152 runs off 124 balls of the spinners. His strike rate against spinners is 123.57.

Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.