Hope next IPL season will be successful for the franchise, says Rohit Sharma

The Mumbai Indians player had to miss the ongoing Test series against England after going through a surgery in London for a thigh injury.

Updated: Dec 07, 2016, 17:28 PM IST
Hope next IPL season will be successful for the franchise, says Rohit Sharma

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Indian cricketer and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has hoped that the next Indian Premier League season proves out to be successful for the franchise.

The Mumbai Indians player had to miss the ongoing Test series against England after going through a surgery in London for a thigh injury which he sustained during the ODI series against New Zealand earlier this year.

"Firstly, when I was appointed as captain (of MI), it's is a huge honour to lead the side. We all know, their lies so much responsibility. When the captaincy came along, I was ready and prepared for it and also I feel captaincy is not just done by one person, it takes help of lot of people. I got support of my players, my support staff as well and we cannot forget, the support from owners as well, they showed a lot of faith in me, giving me the responsibility, but I always enjoy challenges and responsibility," said Rohit.

Sharma was speaking after Mumbai Indians, which has collaborated with Diesel, launched a limited edition collection for cricket fans. MI owner Nita Ambani and Renzo Rosso, Founder, Diesel were present on the occasion.

"So I always look forward to it whenever I get an opportunity. In the last four years, when I was the captain, we have done pretty well and I look forward for another successful season which will be starting next year," said the stylish right-handed batsman.