World Cup 2023 final at Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium on 19 November. Shami also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for especially coming to the dressing room and consoling the players. ALSO READ: ICC World Cup 2023: ‘We tried everything, but it wasn’t supposed to be’, says Rohit Sharma after WC loss He took to X and wrote, "Unfortunately, yesterday was not our day.
I would like to thank all Indians for supporting our team and me throughout the tournament. Thankful to PM Narendra Modi for especially coming to the dressing room and raising our spirits. We will bounce back." Speaking after the World Cup loss, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said, “We were not good enough today.
I’m really proud of the team, how we played from game one. It just wasn’t our day. We tried everything, but it wasn’t supposed to be.
When Virat and KL were batting we were looking at 270-280, but we kept losing wickets after that. We needed to stitch a big partnership, which is exactly what Australia did." "When you have 240 on the bad you have to take early wickets. We got three and we thought another wicket then would open up the game.
Credit to Travis Head and Marnus, they took it away from us. I thought the wicket got slightly better to bat on under the lights. I don’t want to use that as an excuse - we didn’t bat well enough," he added.
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