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Rahane backs Rohit to come good in Test cricket

Rahane backs Rohit to come good in Test cricket

The repetitive failures of Lokesh Rahul have opened the door of Test cricket for the explosive batsman Rohit Sharma. While a bunch still remains unconvinced about installing Rohit in the red-ball cricket, others believe that the Maharashtra born has done enough to get another crack at Tests.

Recently, Rohit received the backing of Ajinkya Rahane who serves as the vice-captain of Test cricket for India. The red-ball specialist believes that it is hard to see a sensational batting talent like Rohit sitting out of the longest format of the game.

With India scheduled to battle against South Africa in a three-game Test series starting from October 2 in Visakhapatnam, Rahane wants Rohit to fire against the rainbow nation, if given the opportunity.

Sharing his views on Rohit, the 31-year old said, “It is hard to see a special talent like Rohit sitting out. If he gets an opportunity, I am sure he will do well. We all know the quality he has. Test cricket is definitely different from the white-ball cricket, but it is all about the mindset.”