The five-time Indian Premier League champions, Mumbai Indians, have had a lean patch in the previous two seasons of the tournament. Despite being the Captain of the most successful team franchise in the IPL, The skipper Rohit Sharma has consistently under-performed and has scored low runs.

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Mumbai Indians stand at number 8 on the Points Table of IPL 2023. Attacking opening batsman Rohit Sharma has registered only 184 runs in the 10 matches the team has played with an average of 18.40. The team will play their 11th game against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 9th May 2023.

Virender Sehwag on Rohit Sharma’s Lean Patch

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The former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag oh find about Rohit Sharma’s poor performance in the tournament. He believes there is no fault with his batting techniques but there is a mental block or confusion that exists in the brain of the Indian captain.

Sehwag strongly believes the day Rohit Sharma gets the block away from him. He will make up for all the poor performances he has had, in future matches.

“Rohit Sharma is not battling with the bowlers but with himself. There is a mental block. There’s no problem with his batting technique. Some confusion is going on in his mind. But the day he gets going, we will make up for all the previous matches,” Virender Sehwag told Star Sports.

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Cameron Green backs Rohit Sharma as Skipper of Mumbai Indians

Lately, there has been a lot of noise from the fans and cricket experts to sack Rohit Sharma as the captain of Mumbai Indians considering his poor performance in the tournament. Irrespective of his poor numbers in the tournament, the Australian All-Rounder Cameron Green backs Rohit Sharma as the captain of Mumbai Indians.

“We know the allegiance of Rohit with Mumbai Indians and everything that he has done in his career. So, we absolutely back him. He can come back and perform for us, he has batted beautifully in a few games, showing a really good tempo on the top. So, we back Rohit all the way,” said Cameron Green during a press conference ahead of Mumbai Indians’ clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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