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Something happened in the second match of the ODI series between India and New Zealand, which surprised everyone. Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur, but forgot his decision. Rohit kept thinking for a while. In such a situation, New Zealand captain Tom Latham and the match referee were waiting for Rohit to speak. After thinking for a while, Rohit decided to bowl first.
After this he told that there is a lot of discussion before the match. In such a situation, he forgot his decision for a while, but he wants to bowl first. However, Rohit’s delay in taking the decision after the toss was so long that even commentator Ravi Shastri, match referee Javagal Srinath and New Zealand captain Tom Latham wondered what had happened to Rohit.
What did Rohit say after the toss?
After the toss, Rohit Sharma said “I forgot what we wanted to do, had a lot of discussion with the team about the toss decision, we wanted to challenge ourselves in difficult conditions, but we will bowl first. It was a good test for us, knowing that the wicket would be better to bat on and that was the challenge before us. Bracewell batted well but we bowled well in the end and won the match. There was a bit of dew during the practice session but we Heard from the curator that it won’t play any role in the game. We batted first in Hyderabad, we wanted to bowl first here. We are playing with the old team.
What did the captain of New Zealand say
New Zealand captain Tom Latham said after the toss “We could have bowled first here in the first international as well, so not sure how this wicket will play. Last match was great. We did well with the bat and here too Hope to do the same. Trying to gain experience from here. Winning matches is important but experience of playing in these conditions will also come in handy. Ish Sodhi is still not fully recovered. So we are going to go with the old team Also playing with.