‘Took 5 minutes to find my stomach guard’: Rohit Sharma after Super Over win in opposition to New Zealand

‘Took 5 minutes to find my stomach guard’: Rohit Sharma after Super Over win in opposition to New Zealand

Caught unaware about the Super Over scenario, Rohit Sharma took 5 minutes to “find” his abdomen guard after the third T20 International in opposition to New Zealand had ended in a tie right here on Wednesday.

The India vice captain stated the team had almost given up with New Zealand going superb guns at one point.

“Everything used to be packed. All my stuff used to be inner my bag. I had to get it out. It actually took me 5 minutes to find my abdomen guard due to the fact I didn’t know the place it was,” Rohit said.

“I suggest we never notion it would go to the Super Over, the way they were batting at one point. It appeared like they could without difficulty win the game,” he added.


Rohit said there is no education possible for Super Over eventualities. In fact, the Indian team wasn’t conscious of the Super Over and came to comprehend only after the fit had completed in a tie.

Rohit stated there is no training feasible for Super Over eventualities. In fact, the Indian crew wasn’t aware of the Super Over and used to be made conscious of the state of affairs only after the fit had finished in a tie.

“I don’t comprehend if you can teach for a Super Over. We’ve bought a T20 expert in Bumrah. For him, Super Over or whether or not he bowls in a T20 fit is the same for him. There’s no education required there for him.


Talking about the moment when he hit those successive Super Over sixes, Rohit stated it is usually the bowler who is in stress in such situations.

“From what I’ve seen in Super Overs, something you are chasing, it’s the bowler who is under pressure. That’s my understanding. That’s why when I walked out to bat, I was once thinking about whether I should pass around in the crease or continue to be still.

“There have been 2 or 3 ideas like that but in the give up I decided that I will remain still. Let him make the mistake. That used to be my thinking process. And, he bowled it in my zone, and I smashed it.”