Sunil Gavaskar and Rohit Sharma to open in Wasim Jaffer’s Mumbai XI – cricket


Former India opener Wasim Jaffer has been very lively on social media ever since hanging his boots in March. With the coronavirus outbreak forcing everybody to remain indoors, he has been interacting with followers frequently on Twitter and has now give you his all-time Mumbai XI since 1970.

Taking to Twitter, Jaffer introduced his workforce which might have Sunil Gavaskar open the batting with Rohit Sharma. In reality, he additionally named Gavaskar the captain of the workforce which incorporates the legendary Sachin Tendulkar amongst others. Curiously, he has additionally included Vinod Kambli. Thought-about an immensely gifted batsman, Kambli may by no means actually make it depend on the worldwide stage after a string of fine scores early on.


A veteran of 260 first-class video games, Jaffer additionally performed 31 Check matches and a pair of ODIs for India. Having began off with Mumbai, the opener moved to Vidarbha earlier than the 2015-16 season. Enjoying for Vidarbha, whereas Jaffer turned the primary participant to play in 150 Ranji Trophy video games in 2019, he additionally had a superb run within the 2018-19 season, scoring 1037 runs at a median of 69.13 with 4 a whole bunch and a highest rating of 206.

Jaffer’s Mumbai XI since 1970: Sunil Gavaskar (c), Rohit Sharma, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli, C Pandit (wk), Sairaj Bahutule / Ramesh Powar, Ajit Agarkar / Abdul Ismail, Zaheer Khan, A Kuruvilla, P Shivalkar, Twelfth- G Parkar