Rohit Sharma Opens up on Team India’s Fairytail Comeback Against Pakistan in 2024 T20 World Cup- “If Things Can Happen to us, It Can Happen to Them as Well”

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Rohit Sharma

In a thrilling encounter during the 2024 T20 World Cup, Team India scripted a remarkable comeback against arch-rivals Pakistan. Led by captain Rohit Sharma, the Men in Blue defended a modest 120-run target at the Nassau County International Stadium in New York. Despite a shaky start with the bat, India managed to pull off a six-run victory.

India’s top order struggled against Pakistan’s pace attack, but they recovered to build a reasonable platform. However, from 89-3, they collapsed to 119 all out. With the ball, India couldn’t match their counterparts in terms of taking early wickets. Pakistan seemed in control during the run chase, but then everything changed.

Rohit Sharma’s Inspirational Words After The Win

During the post-match presentation, Rohit Sharma emphasized the team’s never-say-die attitude. He stated, “ With the bowling lineup we have, you feel confident to get the job done. But the never say die attitude in the team (did it). Halfway through the second innings, we said if things can happen to us, it can happen to them as well. That’s what is required in a tournament like this. The little contributions from everyone make a difference.” His words captured the essence of resilience and belief that fueled India’s resurgence.

This victory marked India’s seventh win over Pakistan in T20 World Cup history. With consecutive wins, India now tops Group A, while their rivals are on the verge of elimination from the tournament.

Rohit Sharma acknowledged that India fell short of an ideal total, but he praised the bowlers for stepping up. Despite the challenging conditions, the team’s determination and unity prevailed. In the face of adversity, Team India’s comeback serves as a powerful reminder that resilience and collective effort can turn the tide even when the odds seem stacked against you.

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