New Delhi: Having first performed in South Africa in 1992, the Indian workforce needed to wait until the continuing sequence to win their first sequence in opposition to the Proteas within the Rainbow Nation and skipper Virat Kohli and deputy Rohit Sharma made no bones in regards to the joyous feeling within the dressing room as they did a selfie interview for the followers.BCCI posted the identical on Twitter which learn as: “VIDEO: In a type of firsts, Man of the second – @ImRo45 did a fast selfie interview for http://BCCI.TV with captain @imVkohli publish India’s first sequence win in South Africa. Listen in to what the duo needed to say in regards to the historic second.
VIDEO: In a type of firsts, Man of the second – @ImRo45 did a fast selfie interview for https://t.co/Z3MPyeKtDz with captain @imVkohli publish India’s first sequence win in South Africa. Listen in to what the duo needed to say in regards to the historic second.https://t.co/UE7ofNQMid#SAvIND pic.twitter.com/TY2Ik1Tmha
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 14, 2018
Speaking of the achievement Rohit stated: “So guys it has been a great victory and a great series win after 25 years. To come out here in South Africa and win the series, obviously a great feeling. Let’s see what the captain has to say about it. It’s never easy in South Africa and we all know that but I thought throughout the series we handled the pressure really well. So anything in particular you (Virat Kohli) felt throughout the series that we have done well? Captain how does it feel after winning (the series) after 25 years?”
Virat Kohli echoed the emotions and praised the workforce for taking part in as a unit. “It feels superb. Rohit’s contribution was excellent. Wonderful feeling to create some historical past, profitable after 25 years and everybody is de facto proud within the change room. It has been a collective effort and one thing we wished to do badly as a workforce, so good. Amazing.
“I believe in each sport somebody has put their hand up and carried out for the workforce and the 2 younger spinners and the way in which they’ve bowled and the way in which Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have proven expertise and the way in which Hardik Pandya has bowled within the center as nicely and batsman as nicely, given alternatives everybody stepped in each completely different sport. So, I believe that is been the hallmark of this sequence. Being Four-1 up in South Africa has by no means been straightforward. We have performed right here twice earlier than and we all know how powerful it may be. So this workforce has come a good distance, you realize, it has been a collective effort of the entire workforce and the administration and we’re actually pleased with it,” the skipper signed off.
First Published: February 15, 2018, 12:02 PM IST