Rohit endured his worst IPL season, failing to score a single half-century for the first time since his debut in the inaugural edition in 2008.
A day before the meeting, there was still no clarity over whether all the senior players would be rested for the series with an eye on the England tour and workload management.
As things stand, it is understood that none of the players have asked for a rest as India also believes this series is important in the bigger scheme of things.
Mumbai Indians suffered their 10th defeat of the ongoing season after losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad by three runs in Mumbai.
Besides, the national selection committee is also set to excuse Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant from the engagements against the Proteas.
Ishan Kishan agreed that price-tag pressure does play on one's mind for a first few days but his Team Indian seniors have specifically told him not to fret too much on the issue.
In the last World T20, their batting order didn't yield favourable results and the approach of the top three was mildly criticised as all of them employed pretty similar styles of first settling down.
MI are yet to open their account, having lost eight matches so far, while second-placed RR are entering the game with three wins on the trot.
Kishan, who was bought by the five-time champions for Rs 15.25 crore, started well but soon suffered a slump in form and has so far failed to justify his price-tag.
Many sporting giants have gone through this phase: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma after poor run at IPL 2022
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma is having an off time with the bat as he has only scored 153 runs in eight games.
Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul said that he happy that the depth in his side due to multiple all-rounders is allowing him to play freely.
Skipper KL Rahul smashed his second hundred as he guided Lucknow Super Giants to 168 for 6 and then restricted MI to 132 for 8 in 20 overs.
The duo is followed by Virat Kohli who has five centuries. Suresh Raina completes the top-4 with four tons against his name in the shortest format of the game.
Rohit Sharma, who could not open his account against CSK on Thursday night, has managed only 114 runs from seven innings this season.
Besides, Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan has earned the title of leading T20 cricketer in the world.