India’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma admitted that Bangladesh is the only country where the Indian team has not received much support. After Bangladesh was made a full member by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2000, the two neighbors have faced each other in many bilateral series and ICC tournaments.
Rohit told this on Facebook live chat with Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal, He said,
“India and Bangladesh have passionate cricket fans, when we make mistakes, we are criticized from all corners. I know it is similar in Bangladesh. I know how passionate fans can get in Bangladesh when we come to the ground to play the match. It is unbelievable, India is not used to playing without any sort of crowd support. Bangladesh is the only place where we do not get any support.”
We don’t get support in Bangladesh, Rohit Sharma
“We get support wherever we go, Bangladesh is the only place where we do not get any support. I know Bangladesh fans really get behind you. This is a totally different Bangladesh side now. You have a sense of eagerness in your team now, everybody says that we have seen with your performances during the 2019 World Cup as well,”
Many opposition players and captains have mentioned how their teams are often booed by Indian fans in their home ground when they play with India. However, this is not the case in Bangladesh. Rohit also praised the Bangladesh team, which has become a major force in cricket in the last few years.
Rohit Sharma has a very good record against Bangladesh. Right-handed Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma smashed centuries against Bangladesh in the 2015 World Cup, Champions Trophy 2017, and last year in World Cup 2019.