Facing Aussie Pacers Will be a Great Test, Says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, who had to return home with a fractured finger during the England series, said he is on course for a comeback soon.

updated: October 05, 2014 16:49 IST
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Rohit Sharma's absence for the rest of the tour will be a huge blow to India.


New Delhi: Gearing up for the pace test that awaits India in Australia come December, batsman Rohit Sharma said the likes of Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle would be a tough challenge to deal with but the Indians are no longer intimidated by bouncy tracks Down Under.

"Australia will be a challenging tour for us. Mentally, each and every cricketer have a different way of preparing or doing their respective homework for a tour. I am no different and I will also have my plans in place as we come nearer to the time of the tour," Rohit told PTI in an interview.

"Facing the likes of Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris will be a stern test. But we have faced Dale Steyn, More Morkel in South Africa. We have played on bouncy as well as seaming pitches in South Africa, New Zealand and England in the past one year.

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