Rohit Sharma’s hilarious take on Suryakumar Yadav’s catch lights up Maharashtra state assembly

Jul 6, 2024

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In a celebratory event held at the Maharashtra state assembly, the atmosphere was electric as the state’s cricket heroes were honoured for their recent triumph at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. The event saw Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde congratulating the players and announcing a generous prize of INR 11 crores for the Mumbai-based world champions.

Maharashtra state assembly celebrates T20 World Cup triumph with honours and awards

Players like Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, and Yashasvi Jaiswal, all residents of Maharashtra, were present at the ceremony. They received accolades not just for their individual performances but also for bringing the prestigious World Cup back to India.

In a heartwarming speech delivered in his mother tongue, Marathi, Rohit expressed his gratitude and reflected on their journey to the top. “It was a dream to bring the World Cup back to India. We had won the Champions Trophy back in 2013. I’m very thankful to the team, not just Shivam, Surya, and Yashasvi but everyone who is part of this team,” he said.

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Rohit Sharma’s light-hearted moment brings laughter and camaraderie

Amidst the formalities and applause, Rohit heightened the mood with a humorous anecdote about Surya’s remarkable catch of David Miller. He joked, “After Surya caught the ball, he told me it rested in his hand. Thankfully, it did. Otherwise, I would have benched him for a long time.” This remark sparked laughter and highlighted the camaraderie within the team.

Suryakumar’s catch was a pivotal moment in the final of T20 World Cup 2024, turning the tide in India’s favour and securing their path to victory.

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Rohit’s light-hearted comment not only acknowledged Suryakumar’s skill and composure under pressure but also brought a sense of levity to the serious proceedings.

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