After a forgettable Asia Cup marketing campaign, the place it didn’t qualify for the ultimate, the Indian cricket staff began off their T20I collection towards Australia with a four-wicket loss. Regardless of placing up a 208-run whole, a tame Indian bowling assault couldn’t defend the excessive goal. The worst half in regards to the staff is that with 5 extra official T20Is left earlier than the opening T20 World Cup recreation towards Pakistan on October 23, the Indian staff appears extremely unsettled.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly acknowledged that not with the ability to do properly in massive tournaments is a matter of concern.
“Rohit Sharma has a profitable proportion of virtually 80. India has misplaced final three-four matches however earlier than that he has led in 35-40 matches and misplaced simply 5 – 6. I’m certain Rohit and Rahul Dravid might be involved in regards to the staff and every little thing, and they’re going to enhance,” Ganguly was quoted as saying by information company PTI.
“I’m not anxious about one or two losses, however sure, we now have not performed properly in massive tournaments. We’ll discuss that. The staff will go away (for T20 World Cup in Australia) two to a few weeks, will get time to acclimatise and play apply matches.”
Relating to Virat Kohli‘s current century, he mentioned, “It is excellent information that Virat has performed properly in Asia Cup, and hopefully, he’ll proceed in that vein.”
India squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.
With PTI inputs
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