Rohit Sharma Reveals Why He Ate A Speck Of Soil From The Pitch After India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Win


Witnessed were the spectacular celebrations following India’s dramatic T20 World Cup triumph against South Africa. Fans were moved by the captain Rohit Sharma’s unusual gesture, even though the team as a whole was experiencing intense emotions.

In a touching video that the ICC shared, Rohit could be seen enjoying himself and even biting into the grass on the Kensington Oval field. This seemingly straightforward deed had a deeper purpose.

Later, Rohit clarified, “Nothing was scripted; it was all coming instinctively.” He talked about how the pitch in Barbados, a site that would always be imprinted in his memory, was crucial to India’s success. He found that he could keep a tangible memento of his incredible victory with him by eating a tiny bit of dirt.

Both his gesture and the tears he wept following the game revealed Rohit’s emotional state. His gesture went beyond simple joy; it was a sincere homage to the pitch that had seen their victory and a representation of his strong bond with the sport.