Mumbai Indians decision to remove Rohit Sharma from captaincy could back-fire as fans have turned against the five-time champions.

They have already lost 1.5 lakh followers on Instagram and Rohit’s supporters are predicting more.

Hardik Pandya’s return to MI from Gujarat Titans had sealed Rohit’s fate but the manner and the timing remain questionable.

Rohit led them to five titles and gave everything but it was not enough in the competitive world.

Rohit has not reacted yet but it would be interesting to see what he says about his home franchise.

Meanwhile, he will leading India in the upcoming two-match Test series in South Africa.

It was tough to digest World Cup final defeat against Australia, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma recently opened up on India’s heartbreaking defeat against Australia in the final of the ICC World Cup 2023.

“It was very difficult for the first few days. I had no idea how to deal with it. My friends and family were around but I couldn’t take it. The situation after a couple of days but moving on was not easy.

“You always play to win a World Cup trophy and it was our best chance as we were undefeated till the semi-final.

“I am proud of the players and couldn’t ask more as a captain. Also, I am thankful to the fans for their support. Their love helped me to get better,” he said.

Rahul Dravid blamed the Ahmedabad pitch for India’s loss

Rahul Dravid met Jay Shah and other board officials in a review meeting. He blamed the slowness of the pitch for India’s defeat. According to him, there was no turn on offer in the second innings, which took the game away from the host nation.