The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently announced the Indian squad for the first two Test matches against England, with Rohit Sharma resuming the captaincy duties while Jasprit Bumrah will serve as his deputy.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians’ social media post following the squad reveal sparked controversy, as they did not put up a picture of Rohit Sharma in the post. Instead, they included pictures of Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, and KL Rahul.
Notably, tensions have reportedly escalated between Mumbai Indians and ex-captain Rohit Sharma, especially in the aftermath of announcing Hardik Pandya as the captain for the upcoming IPL 2024 season.
The five-time champions face backlash from fans over their treatment of Rohit Sharma, evident in the strong reactions to the team’s recent social media post: