Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli (Photograph supply: Twitter)

Pakistan batter Imam-ul-Haq has stated that he’s an enormous fan of Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. He additionally stated that the ‘Hitman’ is extra God-gifted than Virat Kohli. Rohit is without doubt one of the finest openers within the modern-day limited-overs format with the potential of single-handedly taking the sport away from the opposition.

Justifying the rationale behind saying Rohit is best than Kohli, Imam stated that he’s left spellbound seeing Rohit’s timing when is nicely set. The Pakistan opener added that even he needs to provide performances like Rohit Sharma.

“I really feel the expertise that God has given Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli in all probability doesn’t have. I’ve seen each of them play, however it actually seems like a replay is happening the way in which Rohit Sharma performs. He has a number of time and I noticed the true which means of ‘time’ after I was fielding at level,” Imam informed Samaa Information.

“He’s the sort of participant who can change the sport in a matter of two seconds. As soon as he’s set, he hits at will. I want to give performances like him,” he added.

Rohit holds quite a few limited-overs data to his identify as he’s the one batter to hit three double centuries in One Day Internationals and a document 4 T20I tons. His highest particular person rating of 264 remains to be unbeaten in ODIs and he additionally stays the highest run-getter in T20 Internationals, having amassed 3,379 runs from 128 matches.

Kohli, however, has been India’s champion batter throughout codecs and has thus far amassed over 23,000 worldwide runs. He has 43 ODI centuries to his identify and is simply seven away from surpassing the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. The batting icon was additionally adjudged the Participant of the Match within the 2014 and 2016 editions of the ICC T20 World Cup.

Each Rohit and Kohli have a process at hand in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan after they lock horns within the Asia Cup 2022 fixture on August 28.