Nidahas Trophy Final: Not Dinesh Karthik Knock But This Was Rohit Sharma's Best Moment

Updated: 19 March 2018 13:21 IST

Sri Lankan fans were all backing India after the hosts' ill-tempered match with Bangladesh.

Nidahas Trophy Final: Not Dinesh Karthik Knock But This Was Rohit Sharma
India's stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma posted a beautiful image of the two fans on Twitter © Twitter

Sunday night belonged to match-winner Dinesh Karthik, whose 8-ball 29-run knock steered India to a 4-wicket win over Bangladesh in the Nidahas Trophy 2018. However, other than this, there was another moment that caught India's stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma's attention. Taking to Twitter, Rohit posted an incredible picture of one of India's favourite cricket fans, Sudhir and a Sri Lankan fan embracing each other. "Apart from @DineshKarthik's heroics and India lifting the trophy, this to me was one of the best moments of the night #SportUnitesUs", Sharma captioned it on his Twitter account.

Karthik (29 of 8 balls) produced a last-ball six as India pulled off an incredible chase beating Bangladesh. Needing 5 runs off the last ball in the title decider, Karthik displayed nerves of steel and launched Soumya Sarkar towards extra-cover for a six to seal India's win in a nerve-wracking summit clash. The right-hander smashed three sixes and two boundaries in his 29-run cameo.

After being put in to bat, Bangladesh scored a competitive 166 for eight, riding on Sabbir Rahman's 50-ball 77.

Chasing 167, captain Rohit Sharma (56) once again led from the front with his classy knock but failed to finish off the proceedings. Middle-order batsman Manish Pandey (28) played sensible innings but was dismissed when needed the most. Then came Karthik who took India to victory.

Comments
Topics : India Cricket Team Bangladesh Cricket Team Nidahas T20 Tri-Series Dinesh Karthik Rohit Sharma Cricket
Highlights
  • India beat Bangladesh by 4 wickets to win Nidahas Trophy title
  • Rohit Sharma shared an image of an Indian fan and Lankan fan hugging
  • Rohit posted the image on his Twitter account
Related Articles
India vs England: Rohit Sharma Scores His 18th Century In First ODI
India vs England: Rohit Sharma Scores His 18th Century In First ODI
India vs England: ODI Series Will Help India Prepare For 2019 World Cup, Says Rohit Sharma
India vs England: ODI Series Will Help India Prepare For 2019 World Cup, Says Rohit Sharma
Shoaib Akhtar Trolled For Praising Team India, Rohit Sharma
Shoaib Akhtar Trolled For Praising Team India, Rohit Sharma
"This Team Knows Only Two Things", Hardik Pandya On India
"This Team Knows Only Two Things", Hardik Pandya On India's Winning Run
India vs England: Rohit Sharma Dedicates Century To His "Fallen Friend Sudan"
India vs England: Rohit Sharma Dedicates Century To His "Fallen Friend Sudan"
Advertisement