Hindustan Times – Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri hinted that openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan can be rested for some matches during the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand.

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  • Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri hinted that openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan can be rested for some matches during the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand.
  • What you want is the team not losing form with five games to go for the World Cup.
  • Shikhar [Dhawan], Rohit [Sharma] could get a break as well,” Shastri said after the fifth ODI encounter in Wellington.India beat New Zealand by 35 runs in the fifth one-day international in Wellington to wrap up the series 4-1.
  • Ambati Rayudu top-scored with 90 in India’s innings of 252, while the hosts in reply were all out for 217 in the 45th over.
  • New Zealand’s top order also went cheaply, before a 67-run stand by Kane Williamson and Tom Latham for the fourth wicket.


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