Rohit Sharma Hopes India Will Play in the 2025 WTC Final as Retirement is Not on His Mind

India skipper Rohit Sharma expressed his desire to continue playing and aims to participate in the 2025 World Test Championship final. Rohit, who missed the chance to lift the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup on home soil, reflected on the heartbreak of losing in the final to Australia in Ahmedabad.

In an episode of ‘Breakfast with Champions’, Rohit mentioned, “I haven’t really thought about it (retirement from the game). But, I don’t know where life takes you. I am still playing well at this point in time – so I am thinking I am going to continue for a few more years and then, I don’t know.”

Recalling the 2023 ODI World Cup final defeat, Rohit highlighted the disappointment of falling short in front of the home crowd. Despite India’s strong performance throughout the tournament, they faced a defeat against Australia in the final, leaving Rohit perplexed about the loss.

Before the start of IPL 2024, Rohit Sharma discussed India’s Test series win over England, emphasizing the challenging nature of the matches due to the visitors’ aggressive batting style. He acknowledged the need for the Indian team to adapt and change their strategies based on the opponents’ approach.

Having been a part of the IPL since its inception in 2008, Rohit marveled at the evolution of the league, citing the high competitiveness among all teams. He noted the significant advancements in technology and data usage in the IPL, likening the competition to the Premier League where any team can defeat another in a match.


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