Indian skipper Rohit Sharma talks about team performance in first-leg of Asia Cup. It is clear that the Indian team is nowhere near its best. Led by Rohit Sharma, the side put in subpar performances against Pakistan in their first game of the tournament. Followed it up with another subpar performance against Nepal.
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma in post-match presentation said,
“We haven’t been at our best, but a few guys are coming out after months out of the game. Once we move ahead in the Super Fours, there’s no room for complacency, first game, under pressure, Hardik and Ishan got us into a good position. Today our bowling was okay, but the fielding was below par,”
Rohit Sharma acknowledge the fact that team India hasn’t been at his best. Now, in the Super 4’s the competition will be cut-throat. It’s a good wake-up call for team before the important matches.
Rohit Sharma also talked about India’s World Cup squad
Furthermore, Rohit also talked about World Cup squad. The skipper opined that every player knew before arriving in Sri Lanka what the World Cup squad is gonna look like. The veteran opener stated that only one or two spots for India’s World Cup squad are uncertain.
Indian skipper said,
“When we came here, in the back of our mind we knew what our (World Cup) 15 would look like, except maybe one or two spots,”
Team India begin their World Cup campaign on October 8. They will be taking on Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Soon after, they will clash against Pakistan in Ahmedabad on October 14. Facing off against two big teams early on in the World Cup, India will look to win the games to gain momentum early. Tournament will be in round-robin format, where every team plays each other.
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