It took Sachin Tendulkar six tries to win World Cup: Ashwin on being patient with Rohit, Virat

Image Source: Getty Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli

India’s star player Ravichandran Ashwin has urged fans to be patient Rohit Sharma And Virat Kohli As far as winning ICC trophies is concerned. He expressed that it also took “great” Sachin Tendulkar Six attempts to win the World Cup trophy.

India is to host the ODI World Cup later this year in October-November. They lifted the World Cup trophy in the year 2011, and haven’t tasted success in ICC tournaments since their triumph in the 2013 Champions Trophy.

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli had to face a lot of criticism for not winning the World Cup under their captaincy. Supporting his former and current Indian skipper, Ashwin said on his YouTube channel, “It is easy to say that you have not won it etc. , and the 2007 World Cup. They finally won the World Cup in 2011. They had to wait six World Cups to finally win one.

“Just because another veteran M S Dhoni Came and won the World Cup as soon as I took charge, doesn’t mean it’s going to happen to everyone, does it?”

The team’s failure to win an ICC tournament for nearly a decade has attracted criticism and the most recent reversal was a shock defeat to England in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup in Australia last November. Ashwin asked the fans to give some space to Rohit and Kohli.

‘These players (Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli) did not play in 2007. Rohit Sharma could not play in the 2011 World Cup. Only Kohli played in 2011, 2015, 2019 and now he will play his fourth World Cup in 2023. They say they haven’t won an ICC tournament. They have won it in 2011, they have won 2013 Champions Trophy.

“Rohit Sharma has also won the 2013 Champions Trophy. So, we can give him a place. He is playing bilaterally, IPL, and many other matches. When it comes to ICC tournaments, you need those crucial moments to go your way.”

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