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

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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.

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