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Rohit Sharma Preparing For Pakistani Pace Attack: Practicing With Left-Arm Bowlers

The T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan is to be played in Melbourne on 23 October. Before that Rohit Sharma was seen practicing on the net with left-arm fast bowlers. Its video is going viral.

Actually, the main reason for practicing against left-arm fast bowlers is Pakistan’s left-arm fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Nawaz. These bowlers had troubled the Indian batsmen a lot in the previous matches.

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Last year in the World Cup, Shaheen Afridi got Rohit Sharma out on zero

In the World Cup held in 2021 last year, India had to face defeat in the first match against Pakistan. Rohit Sharma fell victim to left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Afridi without speaking the account. Afridi bowls an inswinging ball at yorker length in front of Rohit. Rohit was out LBW.

At the same time, KL Rahul was also dismissed after scoring 3 runs off Shaheen’s ball after facing 8 balls. Rohit does not want to take any risk this time. He was seen practicing with left-arm bowlers during net practice in the first training session in Melbourne on Friday.

Pakistan’s bowling line-up this World Cup is said to be very strong. Fast bowlers Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, and Naseem Shah are bowling brilliantly. To avoid these bowlers, the players of the Indian team were having a long discussion with coach and former captain Rahul Dravid.

What happened in the match?

In the 2021 World Cup, India landed against Pakistan in the Super-12 matches. Batting first, India could score only 151 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. Chasing the target of 152 runs, Pakistan achieved the target without losing any wickets.

Mohammad Rizwan scored 79 and captain Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 68. At the same time, Shaheen Afridi took 3 wickets for 31 runs in 4 overs.

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