“Looks Like Mini Rohit Sharma”: Ramiz Raja Praises India Batter | Cricket news

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Rohit Sharma in 2nd ODI against New Zealand© BCCI/Sportzpics

Since his resignation as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), former Pakistani cricketer Ramiz Raja has become a pundit again. As a keen observer of the ODI series between India and New Zealand, Raja has been quite impressed with the way young lead-off batsman Shbman Gill has performed. The former Pakistani cricketer praised Gill while also drawing similarities between him and Indian captain Rohit Sharma. Ramiz even called Gill a ‘mini version’ of Rohit.

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“Shubman Gill looks like a mini Rohit Sharma. He has extra time and looks good. He has enough potential. Aggression will also develop with time. He doesn’t need to change anything. He recently scored the double hundred.” Raja said. in a video on his YouTube channel.

“The batting was easy for India because they have an excellent batsman like Rohit Sharma. He plays extremely well. He is a great striker of hook and pull shots, so a 108 run chase becomes easy,” he added .

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Raja also highlighted some technical aspects in the performance of the Indian battle unit.

“What Indian batters have to deal with, especially the top order, is the fact that their front foot strikes look weak. It’s easy to hit from the back foot, but once the ball is pitched up, you rely on the defence, then there is a mistake,” Raja said.

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In the 2nd ODI it was India’s bowling that had laid the foundations for an 8-wicket win. Even Ramiz admitted that it is the team’s bowling unit that has seen them rise in ODI and Test formats.

“India’s resurgence in ODI and Test cricket is based on bowling as their batting is historically strong,” claimed Raja.

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