In the recent T20 World Cup, where India crashed out in the semi-finals after a ten-wicket loss to England, openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul scored 116 and 128 runs respectively, at a strike rate of 106.42 and 120.75. Virat Kohli, at No. 3, was hugely impressive, topping the tournament’s overall scoring charts with 296 runs at a strike rate of 136.40. But he, too, has failed to generate momentum from time to time, and there have been suggestions that India need to seriously consider their top three.
‘Approach has to be changed in T20 format’