The Indian staff departed to Australia for collaborating within the T20 World Cup 2022 on the morning of Thursday, October 6. India shall be led by Rohit Sharma and they’d be trying to finish their lengthy nine-year ICC title drought this time round.
Earlier than leaving for Australia, skipper Rohit Sharma sought the blessings of Lord Ganesha as he paid a go to to the Siddhivinayak Temple in Prabhadevi, Mumbai on the day of Dussehra. Rohit was accompanied by his spouse Ritika and their daughter Samaira as they prayed for India’s triumph within the mega occasion.
In the meantime, the information of Rohit visiting the Ganpati Mandir was formally confirmed by the temple’s CEO Ms. Nanda Raut.
“He paid a go to to our temple on the day of Dusserah on Wednesday. He got here along with his spouse (Ritika) and daughter Samaira at round 6.30 pm. His go to was not intimated earlier however he was properly escorted and sorted by our safety workers. He was within the temple for about ten minutes”, mentioned Raut in keeping with Deccan Chronicle.
“Rohit might comfortably take the blessings of Lord Ganesha. The monk gave him a garland and a coconut and blessed the household. We want the Indian staff returns with the World Cup trophy”, she added.
Rohit main India in an ICC occasion for the primary time
Rohit Sharma could be main India for the very first time in an ICC occasion. Rohit has the expertise of main the Males in Blue in just a few multi-nation tournaments. Whereas the Indian staff got here out on prime within the 2018 Nidahas Trophy tri-series and the Asia Cup later that yr, they didn’t defend their title this time round.
The Rohit Sharma-led facet crashed out within the Tremendous 4 of this version’s Asia Cup within the UAE final month after dropping to arch-rivals Pakistan and eventual champions Sri Lanka respectively.
In the meantime, India have plenty of issues to handle earlier than they tackle Pakistan on the MCG on October 23. They need to kind out their dying bowling woes particularly the penultimate over that price them the Asia Cup and in addition noticed the opposition batters milking runs within the house sequence towards Australia and South Africa that adopted. Secondly, the Indian suppose tank have to discover a alternative for tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah.