At present, if you are asked who is the best opening batsman in the world, then Rohit Sharma’s name will definitely come in your mind. Rohit Sharma has scored three double centuries in ODI international cricket, has made a century in his debut as an opener in Test cricket.
With this, he has the highest number of centuries in a World Cup, and in a calendar year as an opener, he has the most runs (1490). The second name after Rohit Sharma comes Australian opener, David Warner. The dream opening partner can be one of these two for any opening batsman.
Recently when England’s opening batsman Jason Roy was asked about his favorite opening batsman. He was asked which of David Warner and Rohit Sharma would he like to choose as his opening partner. He gave his answer ‘Rohit Sharma’.
In an interview with CrickTracker, Jason Roy also tells about his experience of the 2019 World Cup. He said,
“Everything that I imagined about the WC final in my childhood, the match transcended every bit of it. Listening to people cheering you was the most insane feeling. Once we went to the ground, it felt like another game. I didn’t watch that game until a month ago when it was replayed on TV.”
Jason Roy scored 443 runs in seven innings at an average of 63.28 in the World Cup. He studded one century and four Half-centuries. He had to miss three matches due to injury.
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