Mighty India is all set to take on New Zealand in the second ODI at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Cricket Stadium in Raipur today.
Meanwhile, a hilarious video of Rohit Sharma during the toss has gone viral on social media.
India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss, but forgot what the team had decided to do in case of winning the toss. After trying to remember the team’s decision, he finally decided to go for fielding.
The hilarious turn of events has left the internet in splits. The skipper himself admitted that he forgot what he was actually decided to do on winning the toss.
It took Rohit 13 seconds ⌛️ pic.twitter.com/17dbYRKFKl— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) January 21, 2023
“Just wanted to challenge ourselves under difficult conditions. Was a good test for us, knowing that the wicket will get better to bat on and that was the challenge in front of us. Bracewell batted well in the first match, but we bowled well in the end and won the game,” said Rohit.
"There was a bit of dew during the practice sessions, but we've heard from the curator that it will not play a role on game days. We batted first in Hyderabad, we wanted to bowl first here," he added.
New Zealand captain Tom Latham stated he would have also opted to bowl first and is going with the same playing eleven as in the series opener at Hyderabad.
"First international game here, so not sure how this wicket will play. Great last game, executed well in the bat and hoping to do the same here," Latham said.
"Looking to take back the experience, it's important to win games, but the experience of playing in these conditions will be handy as well. Ish (Sodhi) hasn't still pulled up well (to be in the playing eleven)," Latham added.
(With inputs from IANS)