Sachin Tendulkar’s heartfelt tribute to Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli after T20 World Cup victory

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Published June 30, 2024 at 4:17pm

    Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar lauds Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

    Sachin reflected on watching Sharma's evolution as a batsman over years

    Sachin noted Kohli’s first T20 World Cup win in his sixth attempt

In a touching social media post, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar lauded Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli following India’s exhilarating seven-run victory over South Africa in Barbados on Saturday. This victory, marking India’s second T20 World Cup triumph after a 17-year hiatus, saw both Sharma and Kohli announce their retirement from T20 Internationals.

Also read: ICC T20 World Cup glory, here are 3 significant world records Rohit Sharma and team created

Rohit Sharma, who also played in India’s victorious 2007 T20 World Cup campaign, captained the team to a thrilling win, sealing the nation’s long-awaited second title in the tournament. Tendulkar, who shares a deep connection with Sharma as a fellow Mumbaikar and 2011 ODI World Cup champion, reflected on watching Sharma’s evolution as a batsman over the years and heaped praises on him in a post.

Virat Kohli, on the other hand, delivered a stellar performance in the final, scoring a match-high 76 off 59 balls. His innings propelled India to a competitive 176 for 7, a significant contribution after a string of modest scores in previous matches. Tendulkar drew parallels between Kohli’s journey and his own, noting Kohli’s first T20 World Cup win in his sixth attempt, mirroring Tendulkar’s wait for an ODI World Cup victory, which he achieved in his sixth appearance in 2011.

Tendulkar’s heartfelt notes celebrate the illustrious careers of Sharma and Kohli, highlighting their significant contributions to Indian cricket and their legacy in the T20 format.

Sachin Tendulkar’s heartfelt tribute to Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli after T20 World Cup victory

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    Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar lauds Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

    Sachin reflected on watching Sharma's evolution as a batsman over years

    Sachin noted Kohli’s first T20 World Cup win in his sixth attempt

In a touching social media post, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar lauded Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli following India’s exhilarating seven-run victory over South Africa in Barbados on Saturday. This victory, marking India’s second T20 World Cup triumph after a 17-year hiatus, saw both Sharma and Kohli announce their retirement from T20 Internationals.

Also read: ICC T20 World Cup glory, here are 3 significant world records Rohit Sharma and team created

Rohit Sharma, who also played in India’s victorious 2007 T20 World Cup campaign, captained the team to a thrilling win, sealing the nation’s long-awaited second title in the tournament. Tendulkar, who shares a deep connection with Sharma as a fellow Mumbaikar and 2011 ODI World Cup champion, reflected on watching Sharma’s evolution as a batsman over the years and heaped praises on him in a post.

Virat Kohli, on the other hand, delivered a stellar performance in the final, scoring a match-high 76 off 59 balls. His innings propelled India to a competitive 176 for 7, a significant contribution after a string of modest scores in previous matches. Tendulkar drew parallels between Kohli’s journey and his own, noting Kohli’s first T20 World Cup win in his sixth attempt, mirroring Tendulkar’s wait for an ODI World Cup victory, which he achieved in his sixth appearance in 2011.

Tendulkar’s heartfelt notes celebrate the illustrious careers of Sharma and Kohli, highlighting their significant contributions to Indian cricket and their legacy in the T20 format.

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