Team India fans have responded in huge numbers to 'Hitman' Rohit Sharma after he broke his social media silence following India's defeat against New Zealand in Manchester on Wednesday in the semifinal.
Taking to Twitter, Rohit Sharma, who had appeared imperious through the group stage, setting the record for most centuries scored by a player in a single World Cup, had said the following:
In the 12 hours of his tweet being on the Internet, it has accrued significant response, with fans offering their support in droves.
This fan encapsulates Rohit's big numbers and tells him that he is a champion:
One fan has drawn a comparison with Sachin Tendulkar's exploits for India in 2003 in South Africa:
More fans are clear that Rohit is a champion, win or lose:
One fan has spoken about how the future is still limitless:
Rohit Sharma had scored 5 centuries before the New Zealand match, plus one half-century, with a strike rate of nearly a run-per-ball. He scored 648 runs in total, considerably more than the next highest, captain Kohli with 443 runs.
England and New Zealand will contest the World Cup final on Sunday, as the Cricketing world readies itself for a first-time champion after 23 years - Sri Lanka's triumph in 1996.