Finally the much awaited Indian Premier League 2020 will be played in the United Arab Emirates from September 19, 2020 to November 10, 2020. The news definitely got the cricket lovers bubbling with joy, cricketers too have started to prepare for the tournament in full enthusiasm. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, while cricketers stuck to their in house gyms, now finally Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has hit the gym. Rohit shared an image rigorously working out with some heavy weights.
While this picture is quite motivating, netizens were left laughing with former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s comment on it. Rohit shared this image with the caption, “Going low only to push yourself higher,” commenting on it Yuvraj wrote, “Finally hitman hits the gym @aneesh.gautam69,” followed by a teasing emoji. LOL! The batsman's excellent performance on the 22 yards got him this nickname and since then whenever the cricketer starts playing his marvelous game, the ticker and headlines of the news channel address him as hitman, followed by praises.
The cricketer had also revealed how he got this nickname in one of online conversations, watch it below-
IPL which was scheduled to take place in March 2020, was delayed with the outbreak of COVID-19 and since then the cricket association had been figuring out a way to host it.
Few days ago, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli too had expressed being super excited to be back on the field. Prior to it MS Dhoni was in news for the new look he would be seen in, during the upcoming IPL 2020 season.
Hitman reveals the origin story behind that name!— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 19, 2020
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