Indian captain Rohit Sharma thanked his supporters and stated that it meant a lot to have their support.
. Australia defeated India in the 2023 ODI World Cup final on November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, a heartbreaking encounter.
Although life moves on, captain Rohit Sharma acknowledged that it was tough to deal with the Australian team’s defeat. “Life must go on,” Rohit Sharma stated in a video message, “but accepting this defeat was not easy.” It wasn’t as easy as it sounds to move forward, but that’s life.
For me, winning the 50-over World Cup was the greatest opportunity, as I had always dreamed of doing. That World Cup was the result of years of hard work, so it’s disappointing. It is discouraging to work so hard and put in so much effort for something and not get what you want. You experience frustration and,on occasion, hopelessness.
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Rohit Sharma acknowledged that going forward would be difficult and difficult in a video posted on the Mumbai Indians’ official X account, which was formerly Twitter.
It wasn’t easy to realize this, but life goes on. You have to get on with your life. However, Rohit Sharma admitted in the video that it was difficult and that “moving forward wasn’t as easy.”
The 36-year-old expressed gratitude to his ODI World Cup 2023 team and took pride in each member for their unwavering support during the competition.
I thought we had done everything within our power. When someone asks me what went wrong, I tell them that even though we won ten games, we still made mistakes during those ten games—mistakes happen in every game. You could play a nearly flawless game. But a flawless game is unachievable. From an opposing perspective, though, I am incredibly proud of the team for our outstanding performance. This kind of performance is not something you get to see every World Cup. And I have no doubt that, at the very least, the way we played up until the championship, seeing the team play with pride, must have delighted many people,” he said.
It was really challenging to return and get going after the final. For that reason, I made the decision that I needed to go somewhere and simply clear my head,” he remarked.
People came to me after the tournament and praised everyone’s efforts,” he went on.
However, I soon noticed that people were approaching me from everywhere I was and complimenting everyone on how well we played and acknowledging our efforts. I’m sorry about them all. They shared our dreams, wanting to win the World Cup together.”
Rohit expressed his gratitude to his fans once more and said how much their support meant to him. His disappointment at not being able to finish the task was evident.
Throughout the entire World Cup campaign, everyone has shown us amazing support, whether they were the first to arrive at the stadium or watched from home. I would like to thank everyone for their support.” He took a brief break. “But then, if I think about it more, I feel quite disappointed that we couldn’t progress entirely.
While playing against New Zealand in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 semi-final at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, Indian captain Rohit Sharma thought back on the devastating defeat to Australia in the ODI World Cup 2023 final at Narendra Modi Stadium Ahmedabad on November 19. He said it was difficult to accept that the Australian team had lost, but life goes on.
In closing, he said that the encouragement he received from the fans motivated him to return and resume his efforts in search of one more grand prize.
I noticed that people were approaching me and expressing their pride in the team. You know, I felt kind of really good about it. I was improving too, right alongside them. These are the things you want to hear, I thought to myself. Meeting new people, getting to know them, and having an understanding of what a player might be going through—and bringing out that frustration and anger—not for that reason, but because it matters to us. It’s significant to me because, as amazing as it was to witness, there was no anger—just pure love from the people I met. It therefore inspires you to return, pick up where you left off, and aim higher.
In the ODI World Cup 2023 final, despite half-centuries from KL Rahul (66) and Virat Kohli (54), India had a difficult time scoring runs against Australia after opting to field first. In 50 overs, India amassed 240 runs at a cost of wickets. At Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, Travis Head (137) and Marnus Labuschagne (58*) achieved Australia’s sixth World Cup victory, chasing a target of 241.