Group India received their first multi-nation match since Rohit Sharma took over because the captain of the nationwide facet final 12 months, beating Sri Lanka within the ultimate of the Asia Cup 2023 in Colombo on Sunday, September 17 relatively comprehensively. Mohammed Siraj ran by means of the Sri Lankan batting with six wickets because the hosts fell like 9 pins skittling out for simply 50, the bottom rating in ODI Asia Cup historical past.
Whereas the Asia Cup was a serious match, it was solely a costume rehearsal for the World Cup, which is the larger and doubtless an occasion necessary prize and skipper Rohit Sharma certainly acknowledged that in his press convention in his personal distinctive type.
As quickly because the Indian workforce received the Asia Cup, the firecrackers have been up within the air being burst in Colombo celebrating India’s win. The celebration continued lengthy after India’s win even when the post-match press convention was happening.
Rohit was responding to a query on how the workforce has readied itself for the World Cup and packing containers ticked throughout the Asia Cup forward of the Australia collection after which the World Cup. In the course of his reply, the firecrackers noise was loudly heard within the press room and Rohit needed to cease for just a few seconds. As quickly because the noise received over, Rohit got here up with a hilarious response saying, “Arre World Cup jeetne ke baad phodo yeh sab (Burst all this after we win the World Cup)” leaving everybody within the room in splits.
Rohit continued on together with his response however not earlier than lighting up the room.
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As Rohit talked about, they have been challenged on completely different surfaces towards completely different bowling assaults and successful the match exhibits that they’re on the best path and would hope to proceed doing no matter they’re doing appropriately within the Australia ODIs and the World Cup.
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