T20 World Cup: India defeated South Africa by seven runs in the T20 final played on Saturday at Barbados ground. With this, India also ended the 11-year wait of winning the ICC trophy. The last time India won the Champions Trophy was in 2013 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. However, with this victory, Team India won the T20 World Cup title for the second time. With this victory of India, all the players had tears of joy in their eyes. After this victory, Captain Rohit Sharma went to the final pitch and ate the soil there. The video of which has been shared by the ICC on social media.

ICC shared this video and wrote in its caption that this is a moment to remember for life. Rohit led India to the finals of ICC tournaments three times under his captaincy. In which he also won the T20 World Cup trophy for India once. Let us tell you that sportsmen consider the ground on which they play as a temple. Rohit ate the soil from the pitch considering it as Prasad. This moment was an emotional moment for all Indian fans.

After Rohit did this, everyone remembered former Indian player Tendulkar when he played the last match of his international career at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium in 2013 and during that time, he bowed down to the Wankhede pitch after the match.

Better time to say goodbye than this

Let us tell you that Rohit Sharma has also retired from T20 International. Rohit Sharma said this in the press conference after the victory. Rohit said, ‘This was also my last match. Ever since I started playing this format, I enjoyed it. There could not be a better time to say goodbye to this format. I have loved every moment of it. I started my India career with this format. I wanted to win the cup.’

Fans said this is a Marathi tradition

This video of Rohit is going viral on social media. Fans are also liking this video a lot and are commenting on it fiercely. Commenting on this video, a fan said that it is a Marathi tradition that tasting the soil after victory is a symbol of victory and it is considered to be thanking God (Vitthal).

This is Marathi tradition after win tasting soil is a sign of victory and thanking to god (vitthal)

— Arti (@ImArti45) June 30, 2024

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