Rohit Sharma played for the Deccan Chargers in the opening seasons of the IPL. The team beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 runs in the 2009 IPL final. In that final, Rohit Sharma scored 24 off 23 balls. Rohit Sharma, who later joined the Mumbai Indians, captained the Mumbai Indians to the title in the 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 seasons. This is the sixth time that his team has won the IPL. Mumbai Indians are the only team to have won the most titles in IPL history. After Mumbai, Chennai remains in the top-3 with three titles and Kolkata with two.
In terms of sentiment, what if Rohit Sharma plays in the IPL final? The team he represents stands as the winner. It has been running since the Deccan Chargers in 2009. When the Mumbai team reached the final in 2010 .. then Rohit Sharma was not in the Mumbai team. Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai by 22 runs in the final of that year. After that Rohit Sharma was in the team in all the five occasions when Mumbai reached the final. It is noteworthy that Mumbai won all of them.