The mainland of India has been producing talented cricketers for the past few decades. The story started with Indian cricket winning the 1983 World Cup, which helped to enhance the people’s attention towards the game. Since then, the players like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid Sourav Ganguly, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni graced the field for Indian team. At present, the players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the biggest gift to Indian cricket due to their talent and form across all the formats of the game.
The Indian T20I captain Rohit Sharma has been one of the finest performers for the country in the white ball cricket. He has helped the Mumbai Indians to win the IPL title for 5 times, and has built legacy with his captaincy. He is said to be the T20I captain for the Indian team for the next few years and would look to continue the good performances. Apart from the people who have been outpouring love for the captain on social media, the fan at the stadium invaded the field in the 2nd T20I between India and New Zealand to meet his idol Rohit Sharma.
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The fan breached the security and tried to touch the feet of Rohit Sharma. The cricketer politely greeted the fan with respect and told him to leave the field.
The Indian team secured a confidence boosting victory in the 2nd T20I against New Zealand and have won the series as well. The bowlers put their best effort to contain the opposition for a score of 153 runs, which was clearly below par score, due to the belter of a surface and a heave dew. The debutant Harshal Patel was the pick of the bowler with 2 wickets, while others picked 1 wicket each.
Then in the batting deparment, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma scored half centuries to guide the team in laying a strong platform. The wicket keeper Rishabh Pant hit two sixes in the 18th over to seal the victory by 7 wickets.
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