Rohit Sharma thanks fans with a heavy heart after World Cup exit

Rohit Sharma thanks fans with a heavy heart after World Cup exit

A spectacular fight to the finish saw a disciplined New Zealand side outclassing tournament favourites India by 18 runs on Wednesday and advancing to the final of the Cricket World Cup 2019. MS Dhoni showed why big players play in big matches.

The England legend made the bold claim after India were knocked out of the competition by New Zealand earlier today.

Hours after the heartbreaking exit from the tournament, Rohit Sharma took to Twitter to leave a lovely message for the fans. Jadeja departed in the 48th over after scoring 77 while Dhoni departed in the next after scoring 50. England beat Australia by 8 wickets to become the second team to reach the 2019 World Cup final. The ball was just clipping the bails and he was given out by the on-field umpire. "While we are all supportive of the players and they had a good tournament with the exception of this bad day in office (in the semi-final against New Zealand), the support staff's processes and decision-making will surely be scrutinised thoroughly prior to any decision being taken about their future", he added.

After Matt Henry got the scalp of Sharma, Trent Boult trapped Kohli LBW before Henry had India 5-3 with only 19 balls bowled as Rahul was also caught behind.

Australian banks hit by telecom outage
A huge Telstra outage has taken out ATMs and EFTPOS machines around the country, potentially affecting thousands of businesses. The supermarket giant says a Telstra network issue means its stores are having to process payments manually.

Former England captain Michael Vaughan Vaughan wasted little time before trolling India and in particular, their skipper Virat Kohli, posting a picture of the superstar batsman holding a plane ticket on his Instagram account.

India's 24 for four after the first powerplay was the lowest of the tournament - beating New Zealand's score of 27 for one yesterday. Jadeja and Dhoni revived India's hopes with a century-plus stand.

"No one really gave us a shot here, and if we go there and have a similar mindset of just scrapping and giving it our best, then hopefully we can get across the line - and go one better than any side that New Zealand's ever produced". However, in the end that proved to be not enough, especially after Dhoni was caught short of crease by a brilliant direct hit by Martin Guptill. "However, he was unfortunate and couldn't take India to the finals".

Related News:



Most liked

Human Google contractors able to listen to Assistant recordings
Amazon recently confirmed that it stores Alexa conversations until customers delete them. Google did not immediately respond to a request for further comment.

R Kelly arrested in Chicago on sex charges
The Sun-Times said Kelly's attorney Steve Greenberg, on Thursday confirmed the arrest, but declined to give details. Facing 15 years for the charge, the Ignition singer was later acquitted by the jury of child pornography charges.

Pre-Order Guide: Nintendo Switch Lite
Bear in mind that the Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition will be a Limited Edition Nintendo Switch Lite. Nintendo typically gives us enough time to get ready before making a new purchase and this time around is no different.

AT&T will introduce automatic blocking for robocalls 'over the coming months'
The first way is cumbersome but free, and the second way costs $4 a month but automatically sends the spam calls to voicemail. On Tuesday, AT&T became the first major USA wireless company to automatically block robocalls for its customers.

Attorney General Barr won't recuse himself from NY case against Epstein
Epstein now faces one count each of sex trafficking of minors and of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors. He added , "I do hear that there were a lot of people involved in that decision - not just him".

Powell on stepping down if Trump asked: 'My answer would be no'
USA stocks ended higher on Wednesday and the S&P 500 briefly crossed 3,000 points for the first time following Powell's remarks. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted that the U.S. central bank would not mind cutting interest rates.

Steve Bruce wants Newcastle talks but he won’t come cheap
Talks between all parties were progressing on Thursday night, with Ashley increasingly confident of getting his man. Benitez departed after his contract expired, saying the Premier League club " did not share his vision ".

Tom Watson: Labour's response to antisemitism documentary 'deplorable'
Labour, which has been braced for the accusations, wrote to BBC director-general Lord Hall to complain ahead of the broadcast . This week three senior peers have quit the Labour whip amid continuing controversy over anti-Semitism within its ranks.

Assassin's Creed VR, Splinter Cell Coming Exclusively To Oculus
Obviously, since these are rumors, we invite you to take the information provided with due caution and not take it for granted. A man plays a video game with the Oculus Rift VR headset at the E3 Electronic Expo in Los Angeles, California, June 14, 2016.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros UK studio
No cause for the fire at the studios where all eigh Harry Potter films were made has been given by the fire service. The incident began late on Wednesday evening, with nearby residents seeing smoke rising from the lot.

Seoul denies Japan claim of North Korea sanctions violations
Japan's envoy in Geneva, Junichi Ihara, countered that the Japanese measures were just a "change of application of procedures". But there's concern that Japan might expand the restrictions to include other sectors.

Free Slurpee Day Returns to 7-Eleven
On Thursday, you can get a free small Slurpee drink from 7-Eleven stores any time from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m., no strings attached. Beyond drinks, there are deals on snacks with $1 Big Bite hot dogs, pizza slices, and cherry Slurpee-flavored cookies .

Apple iPhone killer to come with breakthrough technology
Instead, the analysts predict the first notch-free iPhone will come in 2020, with the iPhone 12 series - but not all of them. However an advert released earlier this week, Apple claims that their Face ID is "safer and easier" than Touch ID.

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old is son of singer Julio Iglesias
Iglesias has often presented himself as an unapologetic flirt with "an obsession for sex". The ruling from a court in Valencia effectively makes him Iglesias' ninth child.

Goodbye, 'Love Bug': The Volkswagen Beetle is going extinct
But don't expect to see this particular Beetle hitting the streets however as Volkswagen plans to keep it for themselves. Introduced for the first time in 1949, Volkswagen went on to sell close to five million Beetles in the U.S alone.