The highly anticipated match between India and Pakistan at New York was filled with excitement, and Rohit Sharma’s antics during the toss added to the buzz.

The Indian captain, known for his fun-loving personality, left the audience in stitches when he thought the coin was with the match referee, only to realize it was actually with him all along. The momentary confusion led to a hearty laugh from both Rohit Sharma and Pakistan’s captain, Babar Azam.


Rohit Sharma

As the toss finally took place after several delays due to rain, Pakistan opted to field first in the high-stakes encounter. The decision was a strategic one, considering the conditions and the importance of the match. On the other hand, India decided to stick with their previous playing XI, which has been a successful combination for them so far.

WATCH: Rohit got confused about toss coin during IND v PAK toss

The match saw a surprise move from Pakistan, as they dropped Azam Khan, their wicketkeeper-batter, from the starting lineup. Imad Wasim, who has recently regained full fitness, replaced him in the squad. The decision to drop Azam was likely taken to give Wasim a chance to prove himself in the high-pressure game.

Rohit Sharma’s entertaining personality has made him a fan favorite among cricket enthusiasts, and his ability to balance his cricketing skills with his fun-loving nature has been a key factor in his success.

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As India came up to the field to bat, till writing of this piece; India is batting on 8 without loss after completing 1 over. Rohit Sharma is playing with 8 runs and Kohli hasn’t got the strike yet because the match got disturbed again by rain and umpires had to stop the game in between.

By Ritik Sharma

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