Australia cruelly ended India’s hopes of winning the 2023 ODI World Cup trophy in the championship match. The mood of the dressing room has now been disclosed by India’s squad member Ravichandran Ashwin.
Ashwin only participated in one match during the ODI World Cup and was mostly rested from the starting lineup. In the tournament, India crushed every team in their path and advanced to the finals without dropping a game. But Australia stunned India in the finals, shattering India’s hopes.
Now, Ashwin has revealed what went on in the Indian dressing room after the final, claiming that the final left senior cricketers Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in tears.
“Yes, we felt the pain. Rohit and Virat, Rahul were crying. Seeing that it felt bad. Anyways, not mean to be. This team was an experienced team. Everybody knew what to do. And then, it was professional”. former Indian cricketer Subramaniam Badrinath on the Ashwin s Youtube channel. He also added” Everybody knew their routines, and warm-ups. I think two natural leaders gave the team the space to do these two and created a vibe,”
The way Rohit leads is impressive: Ashwin
Ashwin also hailed the leadership skills of Rohit Sharma, saying he has led from the front.
“Rohit Sharma is an outstanding person. He understands every single person in the team, he knows what each one of us likes and dislikes. He puts in a lot of effort. Forgoes sleep and becomes part of meetings. He takes an effort to understand how to explain tactics to each person. That’s an advanced level of leadership in Indian cricket,” Ashwin added he was impressed