India vs Australia: Aaron Finch says visitors have quality player in Mayank Agarwal to replace Rohit Sharma
The in-form Mayank Agarwal is likely to open with Shikhar Dhawan in Rohit's absence in the ODI series beginning Friday.
Kohli and veteran off-spinner Ashwin are the two Indians among seven players nominated for the most prestigious award.
India’s opening batsman Rohit Sharma and pacer Ishant Sharma are likely to miss the four-match Test series against Australia starting 17 December.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli's absence will leave a 'big hole' in Indian team, says Steve Smith
Rohit, who is nursing a hamstring injury, is out of white ball series and is still doubtful starter for Test matches while skipper Kohli will be on paternity leave after the first Day/Night Test in Adelaide.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma need to leave for Australia in 3-4 days if they are to play Tests, says Ravi Shastri
Both Rohit (left hamstring) and Ishant (side strain) are at the NCA undergoing rehabilitation, but the BCCI is yet to announce when the duo would reach Australia.
Suryakumar Yadav says pep talk with Rohit Sharma helped deal with disappointment of Australia tour snub
The non-selection, despite his prolific run in domestic cricket and the IPL, extended Suryakumar's wait for an India cap.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma says he’s happy to bat wherever team needs him after Virat Kohli’s exit from Test series
Rohit believes that the team management will have figured out his role in the batting order by the time he would reach Australia
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma says hamstring getting better, keeping fingers crossed ahead of Test series
For Rohit, the chatter on the outside regarding his injury and his subsequent participation in the IPL play-offs, didn't matter much.
Kapil Dev weighs in on Virat Kohli-Rohit Sharma debate, says split captaincy cannot happen ‘in our culture’
There have been calls to make Rohit Sharma India skipper in the shorter formats after leading Mumbai Indians to an unprecedented fifth title in the Indian Premier League.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma's absence for limited-overs a 'positive', but KL Rahul is as good a player, says Glenn Maxwell
Meanwhile, asked about his wretched IPL form and whether it would have an impact on the series, he said, "No, it's not going to affect my performances in the upcoming series."
Rohit Sharma is not part of India's limited-overs squad for the Australia tour and selectors included him in the revised Test squad after he played two IPL games for Mumbai Indians besides the final.
India vs Australia: Shoaib Akhtar says tour will be Rohit Sharma’s ‘best chance’ to prove his captaincy
Though Ajinkya Rahane is the vice-captain on paper, Akhtar sees Rohit taking over leadership duties from Kohli following the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.
The Indian cricket team on Wednesday departed for a two-month long tour of Australia where it will aim to build on the historic Test series win two years ago.
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma relishes responsibility, sensed his leadership qualities from school days, says childhood coach Dinesh Lad
It was Lad who had first given Rohit the opportunity to lead in school cricket and 'Hitman' rarely failed.
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma, Trent Boult shine as MI clinch record fifth title with five-wicket win over DC
Here are the best moments from Mumbai Indians' five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 final.
Gautam Gambhir clarified that he never meant Virat Kohli's captaincy is "poor", instead he only suggested that split captaincy model is the need of the hour.
IPL on Pod: MI's record fifth title and burgeoning legacy, best players, memorable moments from 2020 edition, and more
In this edition of IPL on Pod, we discuss Mumbai Indians' comprehensive win in IPL 2020 final as they clinched their fifth title, MI's unmatched IPL legacy, Delhi Capitals' historic campaign, memorable moments from the 13th season, the impact of the successful hosting of the tournament amid the pandemic and more.
Chasing a total of 157 runs in the finale, Rohit scored 68 off 51 balls against Delhi Capitals, ensuring Mumbai comfortably reach the target. With the 2020 trophy, Rohit became the only captain who has five IPL title to his name.
Not just the onfield performance, there are lots of off-field factors that have helped Mumbai Indians become probably the best T20 team in the world. They have consistently retained their core, bought versatile players in the auctions to develop a balanced team, unearthed youngsters, developed them, and provided them with opportunities.
Here's everything you need to know about Mumbai Indians' journey to their fifth IPL title: