Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma discusses retirement plans, says wants to play a few more years beyond T20 World Cup 2024

Rohit Sharma Retirement: As the T20 World Cup 2024 is approaching, the news of Rohit Sharma retiring from at least the T20 format was gaining momentum. Rohit Sharma's age has crossed 37, so people have started pressurizing him to retire due to his increasing age. But while giving good news to his fans, Rohit has told that he has no plans to retire as of now. Recall that Rohit had replaced Virat Kohli as the captain of the Indian team in all three formats in 2021. Now he says that he still has many years of cricket left in him.

'I want to play more'

In an interview given to Dubai Eye 103.8, Rohit Sharma said, “It has been a wonderful journey of 17 years. I want to play a few more years and leave my mark on the cricket world. There is no greater pride than captaining my country.” I probably never thought that I would be captain one day. But people say that good things happen to good people.”

'No intention of personal record'

Rohit Sharma continued his talk and said, “When I took over the captaincy of the Indian team, I wanted everyone to think in the same way and a team sport should be played like this. I don't think about making personal records, it is What matters more is what we 11 players can do together to win the trophy.”

India lost 3 ICC trophies under Rohit's captaincy

Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, India was eliminated from the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2022 after losing to England by 10 wickets. Whereas in the final of the 2021-2023 World Test Championship, the Indian team lost against Australia by 209 runs. In the final of the 2023 ODI Cricket World Cup, India, despite being favourites, lost against Australia by 6 wickets. Under the captaincy of Rohit, Team India has not been able to lift the trophy even after going to the knockout zone of any ICC tournament thrice.

Will captain in T20 World Cup 2024

T20 World Cup 2024 is being organized in West Indies and USA starting from June 1. The captaincy of Team India in the upcoming World Cup has been handed over to Rohit Sharma. The form of many players remains a matter of concern for the team, in such a situation Rohit Sharma may once again be deprived of the ICC trophy.

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