Kapil Dev, a former world champion and captain of India, believes Rohit Sharma has to get fitter because he appears to be a little overweight. India’s premier batter is currently captaining the team in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and is in excellent form.
Sharma has made history by being the first Indian skipper to hit an international century across all game formats. The 35-year-old batsman accomplished the milestone in Nagpur during the first Test. Rohit backed up his score of 120 in the first Test with 32 and 31 runs in the Delhi second Test.
Hitman performed admirably in the first two Test matches against Australia, but Kapil Dev expressed doubts about the India captain’s fitness. The 35-year-old, he continued, has to work on losing weight and getting in shape.more crucial, particularly for the captain. The former all-rounder praised Rohit as well, calling him a superb leader and batsman.
Kapil Dev, who seemed dissatisfied with Rohit Sharma’s physical condition, said, “He looks a tad overweight, at least on TV.”
It is highly significant (to be fit). For a captain, more so. If you are unfit, it is unfortunate. Rohit must work diligently on it. He is a fantastic batter, but when it comes to fitness, he appears to be overweight, at least on television, according to Kapil Dev in an interview with ABP News.
Certainly, there are differences between how someone appears on television and in person. But from what I can see, Rohit is a fantastic athlete and person.captain, but he must work on his fitness. The former World champion captain praised Virat, saying, “Look at him, you always say, ‘That’s some fitness!'”
For at least the standards in place during his playing years, Kapil was renowned for his physical condition, and throughout the course of a lengthy career spanning more than sixteen years, he was able to contribute with all-around performance for the national team.
The third Test, which will start on March 1 at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, is eagerly anticipated by Rohit Sharma and company. The team led by Rahul Dravid won the first two Test matches to take a commanding 2-0 series lead. Notable is the fact that the hosts prevailed by an innings and 132 runs in game one of the series.
After the initial triumph, theruthless Indian team won the second Test by six wickets and went on to win the Border Gavaskar Trophy. India now needs one more victory to secure a spot in the June World Test Championship championship game.