Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma: Kohli-Rohit became the pair of Jai-Viru

India defeated Sri Lanka by 302 runs on Thursday to advance to the ODI World Cup 2023 semi-finals. Rohit and Kohli are like Jai and Veeru in ‘Sholay’ in this World Cup. If one batsman is out, the other takes over and destroys the adversary.

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have caused mayhem with their bats in the ODI World Cup 2023 hosted by India.Along with Shubman Gill, Indian captain Rohit Sharma leads the opening.After one wicket, former skipper Virat Kohli bats at number three.

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

Rohit and Kohli are like Jai and Veeru in ‘Sholay’ in this World Cup.The other batsman leads and destroys the adversary if one is out.

In every match, Kohli or Rohit excelled.

This World Cup’s 7 matches’ statistics say such.Rohit or Kohli has scored 80 or more in every World Cup match and guided their team to win.

This shows that Rohit Sharma couldn’t open his account against Australia in the opening encounter.Kohli then guided the squad to victory with 85 runs in an inning.Rohit scored 131 runs in the second test against Afghanistan, while Kohli stayed undefeated on 55.

Top scorer in World Cup so far

Quinton de Kock: 7 matches, 545 runs
Virat Kohli: 7 matches, 442 runs
Rachin Ravindra: 7 matches, 415 runs
David Warner: 6 matches, 413 runs
Rohit Sharma: 7 matches, 402 runs

Rohit won the third and Kohli the fourth.

After Kohli was dismissed after 16 runs in the third match against Pakistan, Rohit led the team to victory with 86 runs.In the fourth match against Bangladesh, Rohit scored 48 runs before being dismissed.Kohli then guided the club to victory with an unbroken 103-run inning.

Similar things transpired in match five.Rohit left after 46 runs against New Zealand.With 95 runs in an inning, Kohli defeated the Kiwis.Kohli failed to score in the sixth match against England.Rohit then led a massive win with 87 runs in one inning.

Rohit Sharma scored 4 runs before being clean bowled in the 7th match against Sri Lanka on Thursday.After taking leadership, Kohli scored 88 runs in an inning to help the team win.

Rohit or Kohli scored 80+ in every match.

Kohli 85 runs in first match vs. Australia
Rohit 131 runs in second match vs. Afghanistan
Rohit 86 runs in third match vs. Pakistan
Kohli 103* runs in fourth match vs Bangladesh
Kohli 95 runs in fifth match vs. NZ
6th match vs England: Rohit 87 runs
Kohli 88 runs in seventh match vs. Sri Lanka

Indian World Cup squad:

Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Shami, Siraj, Kuldeep, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.