“We won the 2018-19 Tour of Australia and I enjoyed it a lot”

"We Won During 2018-19 Australia Tour And I Enjoyed It A Lot" - Aakash Chopra Opens Up On Only Time He Shed 'Neutral' Stance As Broadcaster

Former Indian cricketer Akash Chopra revealed on Independence Day that he enjoyed India’s victory during the 2018-19 Tour after everyone went against it. ferrat kohli Share.

Chopra was in Australia as a broadcaster and as a commitment, he was asked to remain neutral. However, things got worse during the tour and the media was over the Indian team like a rash. Chopra couldn’t help but start supporting and enjoying his country when India won the series 2-1.

As a broadcaster we are all asked to be impartial, that it is not us and they, always India vs Australia or India vs England. You should never say it’s a battle between us and them. But it happened once when I embraced the flag. I realized that our Indian team was 16 years old against the whole country. “

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 7: India’s cricket team celebrates winning the Border-Javaskar Cup during the fifth day of the fourth test match in the series between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 07, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Evans/Getty Images)

I was in Australia and for the first time I realized that the men in front of you are rallying against you, they are making a mountain out of a hill – all the ex-cricketers, the media, everyone come together and face the India teamChopra said.

It was the 2018-2019 tour, I was the only Indian broadcaster there and I said ‘Let me leave the neutral stance and let’s wave the Indian flag’. We won there and I enjoyed so much that I was just doing my best,” he added.

“I was a cheerleader for the first time in my life as a broadcaster” – Akash Chopra

Kohli’s men set out to do what no other Indian team had done before – winning a Test series on Australian soil. The moment it turned into reality, Akash Chopra was overjoyed.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 7: Virat Kohli of India holds the Border-Gavaskar Cup aloft during day five of the fourth Test match in the series between Australia and India at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 07, 2019 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe - California/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 7: Virat Kohli holds the Border-Gavaskar Cup aloft during day five of the series’ fourth Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 07, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe – California/Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

I was a cheerleader for the first time in my life as a broadcaster. I couldn’t stand it, if they were 16, I also wanted to be 17, and I wanted to be part of that group and that’s what that means. Playing for India is absolutely everythingChopra mentioned.

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