Rohit Sharma took to Twitter to post a moving message
Team India after losing to New Zealand in the semi-finals of Cricket World Cup 2019, highest run-getter of the tournament Rohit Sharma admitted that they failed to deliver, and thanked fans for their support to the Men in Blue during the tournament.
We failed to deliver as a team when it mattered, 30 minutes of poor cricket yesterday & that snatched away our chance for the cup. My heart is heavy as I’m sure yours is too.The support away from home was incredible.Thank you all for painting most of uk blue wherever we played
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) July 11, 2019
Failed to deliver as a team when it mattered: Rohit Sharma
India, had topped the points table and were positioned fourth, However, after 46.1 overs, the match was stopped due to the rain and game was Continued on the next day, where New Zealand finished off with the total score being 240 runs, three wickets Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli were taken in just 5 Runs .
Rohit would be feeling terrible: Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar pointed out that Rohit would be “feeling terrible” after the semi-final defeat and that he would need some time to put the disappointment behind and focus on his future.
“He [Rohit Sharma] must be feeling terrible and so bad about the way we have ended this WC. It’s something which he will take quite some time to overcome because this is a huge disappointment. I feel bad for him,” Sachin Tendulkar told India Today.
“It is a tough time for everyone, we have expectations and dreams. All I can say is its been a tough day. How bad they must be feeling in the dressing room. I fully agree that we should have chased 240. 10 out of 10 times we would have taken that.”