Rohit Sharma Promises A Fan To Give A Signed Jersey After Asia Cup Final
By CricShots - Aug 29, 2022 3:15 pm
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The Indian team commenced their Asia Cup 2022 campaign with a close five-wicket win over Pakistan on Sunday at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai, UAE. Indian allrounder Hardik Pandya became the most talked about player in the match for his all-around performance against the arch-rivals.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

Meanwhile, the Indian skipper, Rohit Sharma also grabbed a lot of attention for an interesting promise that he made to a fan. In a video currently going viral on social media, which was shot ahead of the match between India and Pakistan match, fans can be heard asking Rohit for a jersey.

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Replying to the fans, Rohit said, “Series toh khatam hone de mere bhai”, which translates to “let the series conclude first”. On being asked if he will be willing to gift the jersey after India wins the final, Rohit Sharma agreed and proceeded with giving autographs to the fans.

Here is the video of Rohit Sharma promising the fan:

Defending champions India witnessed a great start in Asia Cup 2022, courtesy of their dominant win over Pakistan on Sunday. The match started with Rohit winning the toss and electing to bowl first, which proved to be a worthy decision. In the first innings of the match, Pakistan only managed to reach the score of 147, courtesy of a short-ball onslaught by the Indian pacers.

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Interestingly, all of Pakistan’s wickets were dismissed by the Indian pacers with Bhuvneshwar Kumar leading the attack with a four-wicket haul. While Hardik bowled a spell of 3/25, Arshdeep Singh notched up two wickets and Avesh Khan contributed with one dismissal. Chasing the target, former skipper Virat Kohli also played a decent knock of 35 runs off 34 balls, while Jadeja hit 35 runs in 29 balls.

However, the biggest highlight of the match for India was the performance of Hardik Pandya. While he contributed with a three-wicket haul in the first innings, he helped India clinch the victory with a quick-fire knock. Hardik played an unbeaten knock of 33 runs off 17 balls, which also included a six in the final over to finish the game in style.