Rohit Sharma 2023 {PC Getty}
Rohit Sharma {PC Getty}

Rohit Sharma is not only set to return to T20I setup but also captain Team India in the shortest format of the game. As per the reports in Sports Today, it is learned that the right-hander is all set to lead the team in the upcoming series against Afghanistan

India and Afghanistan will lock horns with each other in the three-match series, to be played from 11th to 17th January. The series is all set to mark the return of not only Rohit Sharma but also Virat Kohli. The duo hasn’t played a single game in the format since the last T20 World Cup.

Rohit Sharma return a could be a potential hit that he will captain India in the T20 World Cup 2024. But the recent reports in PTI have suggested something else. It is learned that Rohit and Virat Kohli will be picked for the Afghanistan series but there is no certainty about their place in the World Cup. 

The reports added that the selection of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the T20 World Cup 2024 will be depend based on the form they will show in IPL. Therefore for them, to maintain their spot in the team, the duo needs to be at their best in the World Cup. 

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The upcoming Afghanistan series will answer quite a few questions that have been bothering fans for a long time. The return of Rohit and Virat will be vital for India because of the kind of ability that they have and the experience they possess. 

The bigger questions remain if they come into the team, who will have to make way for them? Youngsters since the last World Cup have performed well and their aggressive brand of kind is something that has kept many entertained. It remains to be seen what will be the pathway for India going into the World Cup. 

IND vs AFG: BCCI to announce India squad for Afghanistan series on Sunday; Rohit Sharma set to be included 

The India squad for the Afghanistan series is keeping everyone waiting. The team will answer a lot of questions and many are waiting for the same. The reports have suggested BCCI will announce the squad on Sunday (17th January) after a meeting in Mumbai. 

Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav are all set to miss the series due to injuries. It is expected that Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will be included in the series. All the eyes will be on them and their form will be crucial for the selection.