Rohit Sharma to lead India in T20 World Cup 2024

Rohit Sharma to lead India in T20 World Cup 2024. Rohit Sharma made his T20I comeback against Afghanistan after a 14-month absence.

The T20 World Cup 2024 is just over two months away, with the mega event due to take place in the West Indies and the United States beginning June 1. Ahead of the competition, there has been much speculation over India’s roster and captain for the huge event. As the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) had planned to field a young side for the tournament.

However, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has silenced all discussion about India’s captaincy in the T20 spectacular. Stating that he is convince that India will win the event under Rohit Sharma’s leadership. While addressing at the launching event for the Niranjan Shah Stadium in Rajkot, which was previously known as the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Shah commended India for their outstanding ODI World Cup 2023 campaign and urged them to win the T20 World Cup 2024.

“People were expecting for me to talk about the ODI World Cup 2023. We may have lost the final of the 2023 ODI World Cup. But we won hearts there by winning 10 consecutive matches. “I am confident that India will win the 2024 T20I World Cup under Rohit Sharma,” Jay Shah remarked at the naming ceremony for Niranjan Shah Stadium in Rajkot.

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Notably, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma had not played a T20I since India’s humbling ten-wicket loss to England in the T20 World Cup 2022 semi-final. The Men in Blue played 25 T20Is after the World Cup until December 2023, and neither Rohit nor Kohli appeared in a single match.

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Rohit Sharma became the first player to score five hundreds in T20Is during the AFG series.

“People were expecting for me to talk about the ODI World Cup 2023. We may have lost the final of the 2023 ODI World Cup. But we won hearts there by winning 10 consecutive matches. “I am confident that India will win the 2024 T20I World Cup under Rohit Sharma,” Jay Shah remarked at the naming ceremony for Niranjan Shah Stadium in Rajkot.

Kohli, on the other side, skipped the first game due to personal issues and only appeared in the second T20I, scoring 29 (16). However, in the series’ last T20I, he was dismissed for a golden duck. With the two stalwarts nearly certain to go to the West Indies and the United States, the race among the young players will heat up to fill the remaining slots for the blockbuster event.

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