Rohit Sharma as Test opener can really be considered: MSK Prasad

Rohit Sharma has been in high form of late though notwithstanding being in a squad, he sat out of a two-match Test array in a West Indies. (Source: Instagram/indiancricketteam)

Selection cabinet authority MSK Prasad has hinted that Rohit Sharma can be accommodated into a Indian Test personification XI in a opening container during a time when K L Rahul’s form has turn a “cause of concern.”

India ODI vice-captain Rohit has been in high form of late though notwithstanding being in a squad, he sat out of a two-match Test array in a West Indies. He has customarily played in Tests as a middle-order batsman though with a success of Ajiknkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari in a Caribbean, it is some-more expected that he can come into a group as an opener, a position in that he has excelled in a shorter formats.

“As preference cabinet we haven’t met after a end of a West Indies tour. We will really take this (Rohit as opener) indicate into care when we all accommodate and plead about it,” Prasad, a former India wicketkeeper, told ‘India Today’.

“KL (Rahul) is really a good talent. Of course, he is going by a bit of a tough time in Test cricket. We are really endangered about his form. He needs to spend some-more time on a wicket and recover his hold and form,” he said.

Rahul looked indeterminate during a double via a West Indies array in that he scored 13, 6, 44, 38.

On Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal not being partial of a T20 patrol for a West Indies array as good as for a arriving home array opposite South Africa, Prasad insisted that they sojourn in their skeleton for a T20 World Cup in Australia subsequent year.

Rahul Chahar and Washington Sundar are partial of a T20 patrol for a South Africa array commencement in Dharamsala on Sep 15. They both also trafficked to a Caribbean final month.

“In sequence to move accumulation in a spin bowling department, we have been perplexing youngsters gripping in perspective a T20 World Cup. Chahal and Kuldeep have been superb performers in a shorter formats in a final dual years. They are really forward in a competition now. It’s only that we are perplexing few other options now,” combined Prasad.