Rohit Sharma was unable to talk
late night whatsapp group message
In a mournful atmosphere as the players were busy packing their bags with a heavy heart, only then a message arrives in the team’s official WhatsApp group late at night, asking everyone to hold a short meeting before returning to India or proceeding for the New Zealand tour. was asked to assemble. The team management said special thanks to both the reserve bowlers Mohammad Siraj and Shardul Thakur, who worked hard and got their batsmen practiced in the nets.
heart was about to break
Captain Rohit Sharma knows that this could be his last T20 World Cup for India. He was part of the Indian team that won the inaugural T20 World Cup title in 2007 and after 15 years, the Hitman was expected to lift the trophy again, but it did not happen. Anyway, as a captain or opener, Rohit would never want to remember this tournament. India had definitely reached the semi-finals with the maximum points with four wins out of five matches, but Rohit’s bat remained silent. He scored his only half-century of the tournament against a weak Netherlands.
New coaching staff will go to New Zealand
Meanwhile, the BCCI has decided to make VVS Laxman the coach of Team India for the tour of New Zealand. The support staff will include Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Sairaj Bahutule. Along with Dravid, the existing support staff of bowling coach Paras Mhambrey, fielding coach T. Dileep and batting coach Vikram Rathour have been rested. The team could not get tickets on the same flight. Players will rest in separate batches from Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. Hardik Pandya will be the captain in the T20 series starting from 18 November. Shikhar Dhawan has the command of ODIs. Some players including Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have been rested.
Long wait for ICC trophy
- 2015 ODI – Lost in semi-finals
- 2016 T20I – Lost in the semi-finals
- 2019 ODI – Lost in semi-finals
- 2020 WTC – Lost in Finals
- 2021 T20I – Lost in group stage
- 2022 T20I – Lost in semi-finals