Rohit: We stand in a very good position


India middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma feels his side are in a very good position to wrap up the third and final Test and win the series against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Sri Lanka were 67 for three at stumps on day four after India set them a daunting target of 386 runs to win in the fourth innings.

Rohit, who scored exactly 50 in India's second innings total of 274 all out, says his side will seal the win just as they did in the second Test of the series at the P.Sara Oval when they bowled the hosts out in the final innings of the match.

The three-match series is currently tied at one-all.

The right-handed Rohit said: "We stand in a very good position right now. Fast bowlers have been doing the job for us in this game. They bowled really well.

"Having a target of 380-plus is never easy for any opposition. We will just have to come out tomorrow and do what we did in the previous match at P Sara. One more job and we are through."

The 28 year-old also spoke about his own place in the side after he copped a lot of criticism as he has failed to use his opportunities to cement his place in the team.

He has now scored four fifties and two centuries in his 14 Tests that he has played.

Rohit said: "I have zero expectations outside. What happens (outside) is irrelevant to me, you know, because it is not going to help my cricket.

"What is going to help my cricket is me working hard, doing what I have been doing in the nets and getting better as a player everyday. And I will stick to it."