Rohit Sharma lifts daughter Samaira in his arms as Mumbai Indians win 4th IPL title

first_imgMumbai Indians won their 4th Indian Premier League title with a 1-run win over Chennai Super Kings. The impossible had been done… the lions tamed. And after the exuberance of victory came the calm of a loving embrace for Rohit Sharma.The Mumbai players were ecstatic after the win, revelling in their glory. But skipper Rohit’s eyes searched the field for his daughter, Samaira.The world, as it may, can wait. India’s premier opener took his daughter in his arms and lifted her up in the sky with Samaira breaking into a smile.A new experience for @ImRo45 who lifts his little munchkin before lifting the #VIVOIPL #MIvCSK pic.twitter.com/oqsih3xfk4IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 12, 2019Rohit after the win said that winning the fourth IPL title in front of his daughter Samaira was special.”It is special. Not just Samaira but you (addressing his wife, Ritika) also. Yes, (winning in front of) Samaira because this is her first IPL and she came for most of the games. I’m very happy,” Rohit said replying to Ritika, who asked him how he felt about winning the fourth title in front of Samaira in a video for iplt20.com.All this is new for Samaira, it is her first IPL after all. She will in due course get used to, given the fact that Rohit Sharma is yet to lose an IPL final.Rohit is the only player to win 5 IPL titles, winning four titles with MI after his first with Deccan Chargers.advertisementHe was won 9 out of 10 finals in his career. Rohit has won the World T20 in 2007 with India, the Champions League 2013 with Mumbai Indians, the Asia Cup in 2006 with India and the Nidahas Trophy in 2018.When it comes to IPL, Rohit won his first title with Deccan Chargers in 2009. In 2013, Rohit won his first title as captain when he led Mumbai Indians to their first title.Rohit repeated the feat in 2015, 2017 and 2019, to maintain his perfect record in the IPL final.#VIVOIPL 2019 Champions – @mipaltan pic.twitter.com/XPl5dzh2H6IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 12, 2019After lifting the IPL trophy, Rohit realised that.”Oh, I forgot that (title with DC). Yeah it is five. It’s so tough to take one out of the five. You see IPL is a very tough tournament to win. So I am not going to pick one, because all those victories, all those finals that we won. One with DC and four with MI, we’ve had exceptional seasons,” Rohit said”I can’t really pick one because every season has its own challenge. For me, all five, I will cherish and remember, and not pick one,” he added.Also Read | Rohit Sharma only 5-time IPL champion after Mumbai Indians win 4th titlelast_img

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