Indian skipper Rohit Sharma made it to the headlines of social media after getting caught by the stump mic on the second day of the recently concluded second Test match against South Africa. Notably, India defeated South Africa by a margin of 7 wickets in the second and last Test to equal the two-match series by 1-1 after a loss in the first Test at the Centurion.
Coming back to Rohit Sharma, he was caught on stump-mic while using a hard-core local Indian slang during a discussion on DRS with former Indian skipper and his teammate, Virat Kohli. It happened at the last ball of the 34th over in the second innings of South Africa when Rohit caught Nandre Burger at the short-leg position and tried to appeal for a catch.
“Le Leta hun, M#$ C#@# gya,” said Rohit Sharma.
“Lele, lele kya pata inside edge ho, (yeah go for it, there may be an inside edge)” replied former skipper Virat Kohli. Both the Indian veterans were caught by stump mic while saying all these things. The video of this moment also went viral over social media as soon as it was shared by a user over X (formerly Twitter).
Here’s the video of Rohit Sharma while discussing DRS with teammates
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul discussion over DRS in today's test match 💀😭 pic.twitter.com/p5ykvibBMk— Kaptan 💤 (@sleepysmiley_) January 4, 2024
Speaking of the action of the match during the Cape Town Test between South Africa and India, the match ended up being the shortest Test ever played in the 147-year-long history of cricket. It ended with just 642 balls (107 overs) across all four innings of the game among both teams.
India scored 153 runs in the first innings after bundling out South Africa at the score of 55 runs on day 1. Later, South Africa set a target of 79 runs for India in the second innings, scoring 176 runs courtesy of Aiden Markram’s amazing century.
Furthermore, India chased down the target comfortably, scoring 80 runs for the loss of 3 wickets and won the match by 7 wickets in the second session of the second session of the match.