I will open the batting, says Rohit

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit said he will open in all the games of Mumbai Indians this season, having batted at number four in a lot of games last season.

“In the past, I have batted in the middle order and opened also in a few games. This year I will open the batting in all the games, that’s for sure,” said Rohit,

“Yes, the World Cup is one of the factors, but also while keeping in mind that this is where I bat for india and that’s where I have got a lot of my success of late,” he said.

Rohit said he has the freedom to take the decision to bat at the top as he has an experienced players like Yuvraj Singh to play the role he had played in the previous seasons. According to the MI skipper, there is also Siddesh Lad, a consistent scorer for Mumbai, to fill in the number four slot.