Rohit is captaining for the first time in the World Cup
The team had lost to Pakistan in the last World Cup.
New Delhi. Rohit Sharma is captaining the Indian team for the first time in the World Cup. In their first match (IND vs PAK), the team defeated Pakistan by 4 wickets in a thrilling match. The hero of victory was Virat Kohli. After falling for 4 wickets for 31 runs, he played an unbeaten 82 to give India a thrilling victory. With this, he has also become the highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals. In the match (T20 World Cup), Pakistan scored 159 runs for 8 wickets while playing first. In reply, India achieved the target by losing 6 wickets in the last ball. Last year, Pakistan defeated India by 10 wickets in the T20 World Cup held in Oman and UAE.
After the victory, Rohit Sharma has written a special message on India’s victory by sharing 3 photos from his social media account. Virat Kohli is seen in all three photos. Rohit wrote, “Great victory in ji. The match between India and Pakistan was played at the MCG i.e. Melbourne Cricket Ground. After winning the match, Rohit also reached the ground and lifted Kohli up to his shoulder. Coach Rahul Dravid also hugged Kohli and congratulated him on the victory.
now have to lift the trophy too
Fans are also giving their feedback on Rohit Sharma’s post. One wrote that like lifting Virat, so too should the trophy be lifted. While one wrote that lifting Kohli on the shoulder is one of the best movements. Another wrote that great captaincy. Recently, India’s performance in the T20 Asia Cup was not good and the team could not reach the final. After this questions were being raised on the performance of the team.
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India’s record in T20 World Cup is excellent against Pakistan. A total of 7 matches have been played between the two. India has won 6 matches, while Pakistan has won once. Talking about Super-12, India is yet to play against South Africa, Bangladesh, Netherlands and Zimbabwe. Only 2 teams from each group will go to the semi-finals.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 24, 2022, 07:27 IST