Rohit Sharma Speaks On CWC Final Loss of India: Indian Cricket Team captain Rohit Sharma accepted that his team weren’t good enough during their loss in the 2023 Cricket World Cup final against Australia on Sunday, November 19. Sharma believed that his team was thoroughly outperformed by the Aussies in the final.
Rohit Sharma Speaks On CWC Final Loss of India: CWC 2023
Australia picked up their sixth ODI World Cup trophy after defeating tournament favorites and the until-then undefeated team India in the final at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. The Men in Blue, who were all but locked in to win their third World Cup title (and second on home soil), were restricted to a near-par score of 240.
As per the Rohit Sharma Speaks On CWC Final Loss of India, The team that had dominated oppositions with both – bat and ball, were outclassed in both principles on the day of the final.
While India did pick three wickets in the powerplay overs, the Kangaroos slowly and steadily ran away with the game afterward. Player of the Match Travis Head became only the sixth player to score a ton in a World Cup final, as his 137 took the game away from India. Head, along with Marnus Labuschagne notched up a massive 192-run partnership.
As per the Rohit Sharma Speaks On CWC Final Loss of India, In the post-match conference, Indian captain Rohit Sharma was open and honest about his team’s loss. He put all the blame on his side and made no excuses, he said –
“We were not good enough today. We tried everything but it wasn’t supposed to be. 20-30 runs more would have been good, KL and Kohli were stitching a good partnership and we were looking at 270-280 but we kept losing wickets… When you have 240 on the board, you want to take wickets but credit to Head and Labuschagne for putting us out of the game, I feel the wicket got slightly better to bat under lights. Don’t want to give that as an excuse. We didn’t put enough runs on the board. Credit to those two guys in the middle for putting up an outstanding partnership.”
India were the best team in the 2023 World Cup. Not only did they convincingly win all their match prior to the World Cup, but the team also had the highest run and wicket-getter in the tournament. While Virat Kohli scored a record 775 rund, Mohammed Shami was the joint-highest wicket-taker with 23
Rohit Sharma personally had yet another stellar World Cup. Apart from leading his team to 10 straight wins heading into the final, he finished second in the highest tun-scorer list in the World Cup with 597, with an average of 54.27.