Tags: West Indies tour of India 2022,
India vs West Indies, 3rd T20I at Kolkata, Feb 20, 2022,
Rohit Gurunath Sharma,
Suryakumar Ashok Yadav
Revealed on: Feb 21, 2022
India captain Rohit Sharma said that he’s proud of what the facet managed to attain within the white-ball collection towards West Indies at house. Based on Rohit, the hosts just about obtained what they needed from the video games. On Sunday, India clinched the three-match T20I collection 3-0 by profitable the ultimate match by 17 runs. Earlier than that, that they had hammered the Windies by the identical margin within the one-day collection.
Suryakumar Yadav’s smashed a quickfire 65 as India posted 184 for five batting first. Harshal Patel then claimed three wickets as India restricted the guests to 167/9. Talking after the memorable collection win in Kolkata, skipper Rohit mentioned, “The workforce that used to chase, there should not many individuals from that squad. We needed to bat first and chase as properly on this collection. As a result of our center order is pretty new. Proud of the collection. Just about obtained all the pieces we needed.”
Rohit added, “We do perceive we’re very younger as a workforce. We’re nonetheless chasing facet, however a number of the gamers are lacking. It was pleasing to see guys bailing the workforce out from conditions,. Good signal transferring ahead as a gaggle and one thing to be happy with.”
The 34-year-old described the center order making it depend as the largest optimistic from the ODIs. He said, “I used to be impressed with our seam bowling in ODIs. And even right here. Harshal is new. Avesh is on debut. Shardul is out and in. So we needed to see how the blokes react and it was problem to defend in each video games towards a high quality West Indies workforce.”
Aside from Suryakumar, Venkatesh Iyer additionally slammed an unbeaten 35 as India put up a formidable complete after being despatched into bat. Iyer and Suryakumar featured in a blazing 91-run stand for the fifth wicket.
India’s subsequent project shall be a T20I collection towards Sri Lanka, additionally to be performed at house. The hosts have rested Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant for that collection. Trying ahead to it, Rohit mentioned, “Few guys miss out on the Sri Lanka collection as a result of we need to hold them contemporary. However we’ve the World Cup in thoughts and we are attempting to present sport time for people. I’m not somebody who seems on the opposition, I wish to see what we will do as a workforce.”
The three-match India-Sri Lanka collection shall be performed from February 24 to 27.
–By A Cricket Correspondent