Team India captain Rohit Sharma hilariously forgot the playing eleven his side decided for the 1st T20I match against Afghanistan on Thursday (January 11). India won the toss after eleven games with three different captains in the recent time and Rohit opted to chase first against Afghanistan in what is the first bilateral series between the two countries. Interestingly, Rohit Sharma returned as the T20I captain of India after 14 months.

“I wasn’t in the team for the entire last year, but I’ve been talking to Rahul bhai about what we are doing and understand what we need to do as a group. Winning is the most important thing. Sanju (Samson), Avesh (Khan), (Yashasvi) Jaiswal (who didn’t pull up well)… and Kuldeep are not playing,” Rohit told Kartik, who was conducting the toss with the two captains and the match referee. (Steve Smith vs Novak Djokovic: Serbian Left In Awe With Aussie Batter’s Tennis Skills – WATCH)

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Typical Rohit Sharma moment during the toss#RohitSharma #INDvsAFG
 Quantum Yadav (@45Quantum) January 11, 2024

He experienced a prolonged pause while trying to recollect the third player excluded from the playing XI, eventually recalling Kuldeep Yadav’s name. This incident marks another occasion where Rohit Sharma has blanked out during the toss. Last year, he forgot his decision after winning the toss against New Zealand in an ODI held in Raipur. (More to follow)

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