with ICC ODI World Cup 2023 Set to begin on October 5, captains of all participating teams gathered in Ahmedabad for a captain’s meeting to discuss team coordination and preparations for the upcoming tournament. Conducted the event Ravi Shastri and Eoin Morgan, providing insight into the minds of cricket world leaders.
Meet the star-studded captain
The captain’s meeting saw the presence of prominent cricketers including the Indian captain Rohit SharmaAustralian captain Pat CumminsLeader of Pakistan Babar AzamEngland captain Joss Bottler, of New Zealand Ken Williamsonof South Africa Temba BavumaBangladesh Shakib Al HasanAfghanistan Hashmatullah Shahidithe netherlands’ Scott Edwardsand Sri Lanka Dasun Shanaka. The gathering showcases the diversity and competitive spirit of the tournament.
A funny moment with Rohit Sharma
The incident took an unexpected turn when a journalist asked Rohit about the 2019 World Cup final England And New Zealand. In a thrilling contest, England secured victory on boundary count after the match and Super Over ended in a tie. However, Rohit’s response to the question added a touch of humor to the occasion.
In his typical humorous style, Rohit replied, “What year! It’s not my job to fix it.” He kept captains and reporters in stitches with his witty retorts, demonstrating his ability to handle even the trickiest of questions with a smile.
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Rohit gave his opinion on Team India’s warm-up match being washed away
During the captain’s meeting, Rohit was also questioned about India’s missed opportunities to prepare for the tournament after two warm-up matches were canceled due to inclement weather. In response, Rohit emphasized that the Indian team has already played enough cricket in recent times.
“Not really. We’re happy to have those days off. Looking at the heat and other factors, we’ve been playing a lot of cricket lately. We’ve played 4 matches in the Asia Cup and 3 against Australia. We know where we stand. I would have loved to play those two games, but You can’t do much when the weather changes from one part of India to another. Overall, I’m happy with the way we’re going into the tournament, and the boys are looking good.” Rohit explained.