New Delhi: World Cup 2023 will start on Thursday, October 5 with defending champion England’s match against New Zealand. In this World Cup being organized in India, Rohit Sharma’s Team India is being considered a strong contender for the title this time. Team India has not won any ICC tournament since 2013. In such a situation, it is also feared that the pressure of not winning the ICC Trophy for 10 years may become too heavy on the Indian team. However, captain Rohit Sharma has clearly said that he will not let the pressure of not winning the ICC Trophy for a long time affect his players.
Let us tell you, India won the last ICC trophy in the form of Champions Trophy in the year 2013 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. The team also reached the final of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 but had to lose the title by losing to Pakistan. Team India has also made it to the finals of the ICC Test Championship twice but has lost both times. The pressure of not winning an ICC tournament since 2013 will not weigh heavily on Team India. In response to this, 36-year-old Rohit (Rohit Sharma) said while talking to Indian Express, ‘It is true that we have not won any ICC tournament since 2013 but I am a As a person, don’t take unnecessary pressure by thinking too much about it. The England team has also just started winning, after many years they won the World Cup. it happens. Australia is the only team which has won continuously. After 2007, he also won the ODI World Cup in 2015. He also won the T20 World Cup in Dubai.
Rohit further said, ‘In such a situation, I do not have the answer to who will win the World Cup. I only know that the team is in good condition. Everyone is fit, I can’t say anything more than that. Well, I would be happy if the expectations of the fans are not too high. We cannot control the expectations that people have. Wherever we go, they say – We have to win the World Cup, sir. This happens everywhere. This is not going to stop.
Let us tell you, the excellent performance and title win in the Asia Cup has raised the hopes of India’s fans of winning the World Cup. The team is balanced in both batting and bowling fields. While the team has players like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav for batting, there is a spinner like Kuldeep Yadav to support Jasprit Bumrah, Siraj and Shami in bowling. As all-rounders, Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja provide balance to the team. Along with this, India will also get the benefit of playing the World Cup on its own ground. The wickets are familiar to him and the support of the spectators will also be with him.
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