India won the fourth Test against England at Ahmedabad and won the series 3–1. India have won consecutive matches in the last 3 matches of the series. The team already suffered defeat in the match. Many characters and heroes were behind this successful counterattack. Ravichandran Ashwin’s century and 9 wickets in the second Test, while Akshar Patel had 11 wickets in the third Test. In the last Test, Rishabh Pant’s century got applause. Amidst all this, the contribution of a superstar made a big change and that is Rohit Sharma. After the win, captain Virat Kohli recalled Rohit’s contribution and said that Rohit’s century in the second Test was the turning point of the series.
Team India opener Rohit Sharma was criticized for batting poorly in the first Test in Chennai. However, he later became the team’s most trusted and most successful batsman of the series. Rohit scored 345 runs at an average of 57 in the series and finished second behind Joe Root. During this, Rohit also scored a century, which came on the most important occasion.
In the second Test of the series, India batted on day one and where batsmen like captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara failed, Rohit scored a memorable innings of 161 runs on a difficult pitch and it laid the foundation for India’s comeback in the series. After winning the series, captain Virat Kohli also described it as the most important innings. Kohli said, he said, ‘Rohit’s innings was the most important moment of our comeback in the series. An innings of 150 on that pitch was like scoring 250 runs on any batting wicket. He played some important innings and partnerships throughout the series.
Kohli also praised players like Akshar Patel and Washington Sundar, who replaced regular players in the series. Kohli said that this strong bench of the team will prove to be important in the coming time. He said, “Our bench strength is very strong and it is a good sign for Indian cricket. When the team undergoes a change, its level of performance will not decrease. The partnership of Rishabh and Vashi (Sundar) took a decisive turn in this match. ”