The ICC World Cup 2023 is throwing up new things every day. We have witnessed, thrillers, one-side games and much more. Things are getting intense as each day is passing by. Teams are putting in the hard yards and are leaving no stone unturned in making it to the semi-finals. There have been some breathtaking performances as well that have taken the tournament by storm.
ICC World Cup 2023: Shane Watson backs Rohit Sharma to be Man of the Tournament in World Cup
With ICC World Cup 2023 giving great joy to fans, the former Australian cricketer Shane Watson has picked his Man of the Tournament. The cricket-turned-commentator backed Indian skipper Rohit Sharma to win the prestigious award in the ongoing event. While speaking to Star Sports, he made the prediction.
Rohit Sharma has looked in terrific touch in the ICC World Cup 2023. The Indian captain has unleashed his beats mode in the tournament and has looked ecstatic to eyes. The opening batter has destroyed the bowling lineups of the opposition with his attacking batting.
Rohit Sharma adopted the attacking mindset in the tournament and has made sure that his side is off to a flying start in each game they played. His innings at the top have taken off all the pressure from the middle-order batters and they have taken their time.
Rohit Sharma started the tournament with a duck against Australia. But after that, he hasn’t looked back. In the very next game, he smashed a brilliant ton against Afghanistan. He continue his carnage in the Pakistan game as well as he smashed a vital 86 runs to take his team home.
Rohit Sharma batted in a similar fashion against Bangladesh and New Zealand as he scored crucial 40s in both games. His attacking batting at the top has put him in the list of the leading run-getters in the ICC World Cup 2023. The Indian skipper has 311 runs and with the way he’s batting, the number is only expected to rise
ICC World Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma on the verge of achieving a massive milestone
Indian captain Rohit Sharma apart from giving his team a rollicking starts is also on the verge of achieving a huge big milestone. He is 47 runs away from completing 18000 runs in international cricket.
With the way he has been batting, it’s fair to say that we might witness him complete it in the IND vs ENG game, slated to take place on Sunday. Rohit Sharma currently has 17,953 runs from 456 games.