Rohit Sharma came under the storm after their loss against Sri Lanka in the Super 4 stage of Asia Cup on Tuesday. He faltered at crucial points for which the team ended in losing the crucial game. One of the jobs of the captain is to pick a balanced team with batters and bowlers. Besides the team choice, his on-field decisions and actions led to the team’s defeat. There has been plenty of debates that went over the selection of Rishabh Pant over the much-experienced Dinesh Kartik. Also, Dinesh Kartik is known to be a proven match winner. Selected Team lacked experience and the result was obvious. Netizens came heavy on the captain and asked for removing him from captaincy. With #SackRohitSharma trending on Twitter, it shows how much people are annoyed.
Few bad decisions sees #SackRohitSharma trending on Twitter
Error-prone decisions of Indian captain taken on field led Rohit to receive the wrath of the fans. One of the foremost decisions that did not go well was selection of KL Rahul. Rahul had failed to show in matches, and still opened the innings. Rahul’s slow start led to the pressure on the subsequent players. Fans wanted Suryakumar Yadav to bat at No 3 and maybe Ishan Kishan at the top of the batting lineup and Kohli batting at 4.
Rohit Sharma’s field outburst on players led to #SackRohitSharma trending on Twitter
Rohit’s outburst led to the anger of the fans, and they went all out online. When Arshdeep dropped the catch against Pakistan, the reaction and body language was Un sportsmanship.
Rohit showed his emotions in a loud manner on the cricket field. That was in contrast to Dhoni’s reaction. When Arshdeep dropped a catch during India vs Pakistan match, he yelled at him. A video clip went viral from India vs Sri Lanka where Rohit can be seen ignoring Arshdeep’s suggestion.
Indian fans began a hashtag #SackRohit to pour out their emotions after the end of the match.