Rohit Sharma gets trolled for sharing pic of 2013 Champions Trophy and using hashtag of 2017 edition
Fans trolled Rohit for his mistake and many corrected him and while others made fun of the Indian opener.
Published - Jun 23, 2019 12:50 pm | Updated - Jun 23, 2019 12:50 pm
The Indian team was the first one to win the troika of ICC trophies as they won the ICC World Cup in 1983 and 2011, the ICC World T20 in 2007 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2002 and 2013. The 2002 Champions Trophy win was shared with Sri Lanka, but the 2013 win came by defeating England in the finals on June 23.
India had come into the tournament with a brand-new opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan and little did anyone knows that the duo will change the history of Indian cricket in coming years. It also marked a new beginning of Rohit’s career, which had been floundering in the middle order. Since this tournament, the Mumbaikar has gone to become one of the most devastating openers in world cricket.
Rohit shares a throwback image remembering CT 2013 win
Since his promotion as an opener, Rohit has scored three double hundreds in ODI cricket and four centuries in T20I cricket and widely regarded as one of the all-time greatest top order batsmen. He had a very good tournament in ICC Champions Trophy 2013 which was played in England. He scored 177 runs in five matches at an average of 35.40 and cemented his spot.
Rohit took to Twitter and shared a throwback picture from India’s victory in the finals which came on June 23 as well. The photo has Golden Bat winner Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, along with Rohit himself with the winner’s trophy.
Here is the tweet that he later deleted:
However, Rohit Sharma used the wrong hashtag and marked #ChampionsTrophy2017 in his tweet. In CT 2017 India reached the final again, this time under the leadership of Virat Kohli. But the team imploded under the pressure of the event and Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir, removed the top three of the Indian batting lineup and Pakistan won by 180 runs, thanks to a century from Fakhar Zaman.
Fans trolled Rohit Sharma for his mistake and many corrected him and while others made fun of the Indian opener.
Indeed memories to cherish for life brother, but ones from 2013 ????. You got me tricked too. https://t.co/7BAYbb4h6B
— Suresh Raina???????? (@ImRaina) June 23, 2019
Shastri ke sath hai na? Bol bol
— Sahil (@imsahil_11) June 23, 2019
#ChampionsTrophy2013 actually sir.. 17 ko toh pata he humne kisi aur ko jitne dia tha
— Sarthak Rath (@sarthakascope_) June 23, 2019
Abe pak ka coach ban gaye kya, we won in 2013, not 2017
— Rohith ❤️???????? (@RohithDhoni7) June 23, 2019
— Saurabh Manjhi ???????? (@saurabhmanjhi_) June 23, 2019
Shastri ji ke saath baithe ho kya bhaisaab?
— EL profesor (@sacredutd) June 23, 2019
Bhai haar gaye they hum wo wali????????13 hoga wo.mat yaad dilao
— Abhinav dhayal (@dhayal_abhinav) June 23, 2019
I dont want to look into the comment section lol????
— Hang on! (@Hangon97072538) June 23, 2019
Bro it was Champions Trophy 2013???? change it before someone makes a meme of it????????????
— Aditya Kapadia (@adk296) June 23, 2019
Delete it ????????
— ☬ Kourageous????????✨???????? (@EliteEvilQueen) June 23, 2019
— Prachi Das???????? (@PrachiNotDesai) June 23, 2019
Deleting tweet in 3..2..1
— शुभम ???? (@ShubhamK_45) June 23, 2019
2013 hai bhai ????????♂️????
— Saurabh (@Boomrah_) June 23, 2019
— Aarushi ???????? (@aarushi_45) June 23, 2019
Hey Ro huge admirer of yours..❤️
But I think you meant #ChampionsTrophy2013
— Pranav Chaturvedi (@PranavChat7) June 23, 2019