Rohit Sharma, in an unique dialog with former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, stated that the 13th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to be held as soon as the scenario associated to the coronavirus outbreak settles down within the nation. “At some stage, when things settle down, it might happen, who knows,” Rohit informed Pietersen in a dwell chat on Instagram on Thursday.
IPL 2020 was scheduled to start on March 29 however earlier this month, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) determined to postpone the match to April 15 as a precautionary measure.
Rohit Sharma, who has led Mumbai Indians to file 4 IPL titles, then informed Pietersen that the time he spent with Ricky Ponting on the franchise was “magic.”
Ponting was the captain of Mumbai Indians in 2013 earlier than handing over the reins to Rohit. The Australian then turned the pinnacle coach of MI, earlier than shifting to Delhi Capitals.
Pietersen then requested the explosive India opener concerning the lowest level of his profession and Rohit stated that not getting picked for the 2011 World Cup did hit him laborious.
“Not getting picked for the 2011 World Cup squad, that was the saddest moment as it was happening in our own backyard, the final was played at my home ground,” Rohit stated.
However, Rohit admitted that it was because of his personal errors that he didn’t make it to the squad.
“It was due to my performances, I was not at my best,” Rohit stated.
Rohit Sharma has come a great distance since India lifted the World Cup in 2011 after defeating Sri Lanka within the ultimate.
He has consolidated his place on the high of India’s batting order in all codecs and within the 2019 World Cup Rohit turned the primary participant to attain 5 centuries in a single version of the match.