Rohit Sharma's defence hurting him, feels ex-Australian cricketer Dean Jones

Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 18:45 IST | PTI

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones feels Rohit Sharma's rare talent is undisputed, but his defensive skills are letting him down in Test cricket. "I look at him and he is technically sound

India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the fifth day of the second Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Supersport cricket ground on January 17, 2018 in Centurion, South Africa. Pic/AFP
India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the fifth day of the second Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Supersport cricket ground on January 17, 2018 in Centurion, South Africa. Pic/AFP

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones feels Rohit Sharma's rare talent is undisputed, but his defensive skills are letting him down in Test cricket. "I look at him and he is technically sound.

But the first thing that goes wrong in your game is your defense, and his (Sharma's) defensive skills are letting him down," Jones told PTI. "In Test cricket, 70 per cent of batting is about your defence and in one-dayers it is 40 per cent. So his defensive skills are letting him down."

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