Skipper Rohit Sharma played a responsible knock to bring up his 14th T20I fifty but it was Dinesh Karthik who displayed nerves of steel to lead India to a thrilling four-wicket win over Bangladesh in the Nidahas Trophy final at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, on Sunday.
Rohit revealed that he did not see Karthik hitting the last-ball six as he was getting ready for the super over.
“I had walked back in the dressing room to wear my pads,” Rohit said in the press conference after a thriller of a match between India and Bangladesh.
“Very happy to see Dinesh doing what he did, he didn’t get much game time until now, but he showed his power,” said Rohit in the post-match presentation.
“We held him back because of his finishing ability and his experience. And it paid off. I always had a lot of faith in our batting group and we were confident after keeping them to a par score,” he said.
Incredible end to what had been such a great season. What a way to pull off a victory. Magnificent from the entire unit 👏👏 🇮🇳 @BCCI
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) March 18, 2018