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On the event of Friendship Day 2020, Indian opener Rohit Sharma on Sunday revealed his greatest second with skilled wicketkeeper-batsman and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

The 33-year-old determined to have fun the day by partaking in a Query and Reply session along with his followers on his official Twitter deal with.

“Let’s have fun Friendship Day collectively guys  Ship me your questions utilizing #AskRo and I’ll reply as many as I can tomorrow,” Sharma tweeted on Saturday.

In the course of the session, one of many followers requested Rohit to disclose one in all his favorite moments with Dhoni.

Replying to the identical, Sharma stated that notching up his maiden double century with Dhoni batting on the different finish was the most effective second of him with the wicketkeeper-batsman.

“Greatest second with MS (Dhoni) was my first double hundred, he was batting with me and we had a protracted partnership,” Sharma stated within the video.

Rohit achieved the feat throughout an ODI conflict towards Australia on November 2, 2013.

Requested to bat first, the Indian opener not solely notched up a blistering knock of 209 runs but additionally stitched 112-run opening stand with Shikhar Dhawan, 72-run partnership with Suresh Raina and 167-run stand with Dhoni to assist India submit 383 for six of their stipulated 50 overs.

India went on to win that match by 57 runs after bundling out Australia for 326 runs.

In the meantime, one other Twitter person requested Rohit to elucidate how his captaincy is totally different from MS Dhoni.

“Raina not too long ago made a comparability between Dhoni and also you. Are you able to clarify what you see as most essential components of your captaincy type and the way you differ from different captains,” a cricket fan requested.

In reply, Sharma stated that the Chennai Tremendous Kings’ skipper is one in all a sort and that there shouldn’t be comparability between them.

“Sure, I heard about that remark from Suresh Raina. MS Dhoni is one in all a sort and no one will be like him and I imagine comparisons shouldn’t be made like that, each particular person is totally different and has his strengths and weaknesses,” Sharma stated within the video.

When quizzed in regards to the variety of occasions his teammate and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal calls him in a day, Sharma revealed that they do not discuss over telephone. 

“No Chahal would not name me when I’m at residence. We’ve sufficient of one another after we are on a tour. He get pleasure from our day without work from one another,” the Indian opener acknowledged.

Sharma is about to guide Mumbai Indians within the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League, which is resheduled to happen within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19.

The profitable T20 event was initially slated to happen from March 29 to Might 24 in India, however was postponed indefinitely in April resulting from COVID-19 concern.


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