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And Credit Goes To… The Nagpurat Match Was Done, Rohit Also Appreciated – News18 Lokmat ATN News

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Nagpur, September 23: Rohit Sharma’s Team India tied the series against Australia 1-1 after winning the match in Nagpur. But Nagpurkars were disappointed as this match was only 8-8 overs. An international match was organized in Nagpur after almost three and a half years. But the people of Nagpur who were sitting in the stadium from the evening were worried whether this match would take place or not. But finally at 9.30 the first ball of this match was bowled.

Curator, Groundsman True Hero

Although Akshar Patel and Rohit Sharma were the heroes of the Indian victory, Vidarbha Cricket Association’s groundsmen worked hard to get the match started and to make it go smoothly. There has been a lot of rain in Nagpur for the past few days. So the outfield was quite wet in this ground of Vidarbha Cricket Association. There were so many patches in one part of the ground that the umpires could not start the game on time. Not only this, the umpires Nitin Menon and Anant Padmanabhan inspected the ground as many as four times. Finally at 8.45 it was announced that the match will be played at 9.30. Also Read – Rohit Sharma: Hitman Becomes Sixer King, World Record for Rohit in Nagpur

Appreciation from Rohit too

The VCA stadium in Jamtha, Nagpur had more than 30 thousand spectators. Many would have been disappointed if the match had not happened. But Team India captain Rohit Sharma also praised the groundsmen who have been working in the field since afternoon to make this match happen. Rohit also said that due to their efforts, this match was completed, so the credit should be given to these groundsmen. Not only this, Team India coach Rahul Dravid also met this groundsman and interacted with him.

Decisive match now in Hyderabad

The three-match series is now tied at 1-1. So the match to be played in Hyderabad on 25th Sunday will be decisive. Team India will try to win the series by winning this match.

Published by:Siddhesh Kanase

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