The India skipper bossed the bowlers like no different batter within the match that mirrored in his efficiency as he scored his runs at an astonishing strike fee of 125.94.His 597 runs in 11 matches at a median of 54.27 are actually essentially the most for any captain throughout the 13 editions of one-day World Cups. Rohit might need faltered on the last hurdle to steer India to World Cup glory however he garnered reward from all quarters for his captaincy.
After India’s World Cup last defeat, Rohit’s IPL workforce Mumbai Indians rallied behind their skipper, labeling him because the ‘CEO of India.’ The franchise interpreted the CEO as Captain Entertainer Opener.
MI’s accolades for Rohit was in reference with a well-known scene of film KGF 2. Rohit led Mumbai to 5 IPL titles.
Rohit’s teammate within the nationwide workforce and MI Suryakumar Yadav additionally shared the identical submit in his Instagram story.
Rohit was additionally named the captain of the ICC’s Crew of the Event after the conclusion of the World Cup, with a complete of six Indians together with the Participant of the Event, Virat Kohli, that includes among the many XI.
After the match, Rohit did not maintain again whereas reflecting on the sport and admitted that they did not play their finest cricket.
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“The end result has not gone our approach. We weren’t ok as we speak. We tried all the things we may however I really feel the wicket obtained barely higher to bat underneath lights. Do not wish to give that as an excuse. We knew underneath lights it might be barely higher to bat, however do not wish to give that as an excuse. We did not put sufficient runs on the board. With the seamers upfront, we took these 3 wickets and one other wicket there, we may open up the sport. Credit score to these two guys within the center for stitching an excellent partnership,” Rohit mentioned.