Rohit Sharma will debut as a full-time captain in the first T20 match against New Zealand today. He has made the T20 captain of Team India in place of Virat Kohli. Rohit has a special connection with Jaipur regarding the captain. That’s why his nine-year-old tweet is also going viral.
the first match will played today
The first match of the three-match T20 series between India and New Zealand will be played today. This match between both teams will be held at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Recently, the Kiwi team defeated India in the T20 World Cup match played in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Today Team India will come to avenge the previous defeat in this match.
Hitman Rohit given the responsibility
Hitman Rohit Sharma will make his debut as a full-time T20 captain for the first time in this series. Virat Kohli left the captaincy from this format after the T20 World Cup. After which the responsibility has entrust to Rohit. Hitman has a special connection of captaincy with Jaipur. 9 years ago in the year 2012, Rohit Sharma captained for the first time in Jaipur itself. A nine-year-old tweet about his captaincy is going viral.
Captaincy started from Jaipur in 2012
Rohit Sharma started playing for India in the year 2007 itself. But he kept going in and out of the team for many years. In 2012, he made the captain of Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. Under Rohit’s captaincy, Mumbai played the first match in the Ranji Trophy in Jaipur itself. Rohit was very happy to become the captain of Mumbai. Now once again he is going to start his captaincy from Jaipur itself. Along with this, his nine-year-old tweet is also going viral.
Today will be the beginning of Rohit-Rahul era
Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid’s era is going to start with the match against New Zealand today. While Rohit Sharma has been made the full-time captain of T20 for the first time, Rahul Dravid is also going to take over the responsibility of the team’s head coach. Although Dravid and Rohit have played this role before. He has captained India many times in the absence of Virat. At the same time, in July, Rahul Dravid went on a tour of Sri Lanka with Team India as the head coach.