Rohit Sharma can single-handedly take away the match: Shakib Al Hasan

Currently, the whole cricket world is busy gearing up for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Meanwhile, Bangladesh’s celebrated all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has praised Indian captain Rohit Sharma. He praised his captaincy, leadership abilities, and batting skills. Above all, there is a warm-up match scheduled on 1st June 2024 for India vs Bangladesh and before that match, Shakib Al Hasan praised Rohit Sharma on 31st May 2024.

Well, we have an exciting match coming up between the Men in Blue and the Tigers squad at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, in East Meadow, New York on 1st June 2024. Shakib Al Hasan praised how Rohit Sharma led the Indian team in the 50-over World Cup.\

Shakib’s Video about Rohit Sharma: Star Sports shares an exclusive Video

In a video shared by Star Sports, Shakib Al Hasan said, “It is fantastic about Rohit Sharma for the way he has been leading India in the last few years. Sharma’s record as a captain is incredible. And, I feel every player respects Rohit Sharma as the leader of the team. I feel Rohit is a player who is capable of single-handedly taking away the match from the opposition team”.

Rohit Sharma participated in all the seasons of the T20 World Cup

Bangladesh’s 1st practice match against the United States (USA) was called off due to heavy rain, and the match against India on 1st June 2024 will be their 2nd practice match before the tournament. On the other hand, India will play only one practice match before the tournament begins.

So far, Rohit Sharma and Shakib Al Hasan are the 2 players who have played in all the editions of the T20 World Cup. Shakib, a 37-year-old all-rounder, is the highest wicket-taker in the history of the tournament with 47 wickets. Whereas, Rohit Sharma with 963 runs in 36 innings is the 4th highest run-scorer in the tournament.

Shakib Al Hasan Praises Rohit Sharma

Before the warm-up match of the T20 World Cup 2024 started, Shakib Al Hasan praised so much about Rohit Sharma that it went viral on the internet.

In a video posted by Star Sports, Shakib was seen speaking about Team India and Rohit Sharma. And, he said, “Tomorrow, team India will play its warm-up match against Bangladesh, and during this match team India will have an easy understanding of the playing 11 equation. However, it will be the decision of the coach as well as Rohit Sharma who is the captain about which playing 11 combinations will play the match”.

Shakib further added, saying, “However, most of the players in the India squad have been a part of the recently wrapped-up IPL. So this is going to benefit team India in terms of the format”.

Meanwhile, before the IND vs. BAN practice match on 1st June 2024, Bangladesh’s experienced all-rounder and former skipper Shakib Al Hasan praised the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, saying he has the complete potential to single-handedly change the match result.

Rohit Sharma about the IND vs. BAN warm-up match

Recently, Rohit Sharma opened up by speaking about the upcoming warm-up match — INDIA vs. BANGLADESH on 1st June.

Rohit said, “It is a valuable opportunity. Before we can participate in our first T20 World Cup match against Ireland on 5th June 2024, we must adapt to the American conditions. Because we have never been here before, we must have an understanding of the conditions before the tournament. And, surely, we will try to take our best advantage of the pitch conditions and adapt ourselves to the weather conditions in our very first match on 5th June 2024”.

Also, the Indian skipper added, “It is all about settling into the perfect rhythm and tempo of understanding the ground and pitch”.

On top of that, Rohit Sharma was expressing about looking forward to seeing fans cheer for them in the stadium, as the USA and West Indies are hosting their 1st Cricket World Cup.

Rohit Sharma said, “People in New York will be very eager and excited to watch the World Cup because it is the first time that the World Cup is being held in the USA. And, I am sure that fans of different teams will also be very excited and eagerly waiting for this tournament to begin. Also, we as players are very much eager to explore many new things on the ground, and we are waiting for the tournament to start”.


As the warm-up match is about to begin on 1st June, we could see the warm praises from Bangladesh’s former skipper Shakib Al Hasan about the current Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. Indians have been active on social media discussing and re-sharing one particular sentence that Shakib said about Rohit Sharma. And, that is, Rohit could single-handedly take up the whole match from his opponent’s team.

However, the most exciting warm-up match is yet to begin soon on 1st June 2024, and let us look forward to exciting information ahead.

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