KKR CEO Venky Mysore responds to Rohit Sharma’s ‘My last IPL’ chat with Abhishek Nayar

May 14, 2024

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The ongoing spectated feud between Indian cricket stars Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya within the Mumbai Indians (MI) dressing room has become increasingly apparent after some media reports have claimed the division withhin the side. As far as fans are concerned they already have expressed their displeasure over the franchise’s decision to replace Rohit with Hardik as the new skipper.

Mumbai Indians’ struggles in IPL 2024

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season has been particularly challenging for the Mumbai. With only four wins out of thirteen matches, their performance has been underwhelming. Their latest defeat against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Eden Gardens further highlighted their struggles. Although the team was already out of contention for the playoffs, the pre-match conversation between former captain Rohit and KKR’s assistant coach Abhishek Nayar has fueled speculation about Rohit’s future with MI.

Speculations arise about Rohit Sharma’s future

Rohit’s discussion with Abhishek before the match has led to rumors that Rohit might be considering leaving the franchise he has represented for thirteen years. This speculation was addressed by KKR CEO Venky Mysore in a recent podcast with RevSportz, where he attempted to downplay the incident.

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Venky Mysore’s response

Venky dismissed the conversation between Rohit  and Abhishek as trivial, suggesting that it was blown out of proportion. ”

“I didn’t even know about it, I think it’s just a storm in a teacup. They have been good friends since God knows how long, and someone has done something there just to create some mischief. I talked to both of them, they were talking about something else. Some people just have too much time on their hands,” Venky said.

KKR CEO Venky Mysore puts light on the video of Rohit Sharma and Abhishek Nayar which was taken out of context.pic.twitter.com/MC7Kn1P5uL

— KnightRidersXtra (@KRxtra) May 14, 2024

The uncertain future of Rohit with MI

As rumors about Rohit’s future with the Mumbai continue to swirl, fans and analysts alike are speculating on his potential next move. The five-time champions will conclude their IPL 2024 season with a match against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday (May 17).

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