March 20, 2023

Right-arm pacers have troubled us as well: Rohit dismisses pattern of failure against left-arm quicks | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Australia pacer Mitchell Starc has now two times were given the easier of India top-order batters within the ODI sequence however skipper Rohit Sharma refused it to be a pattern of failure against the left-arm quicks, stating that the crew has additionally been troubled through the right-arm speedy bowlers.
In the primary ODI in Mumbai, Starc ran via India’s height order with a three-wicket burst and in the second one sport in Visakhapatnam, the seamer brushed aside India openers Rohit, Shubman Gill and no.4 and 5 batters Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul respectively.
The Indian batting order is ruled through right-handers and the likes of left-arm quicks Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Trent Boult have harm India badly previously. But, Rohit mentioned the crew control don’t need to glance into this as an issue of worry at this time.

“When you have a quality bowler in the opposition, he is bound to take wickets. He is trying his best to get your best players out. Whether it’s a left-armer or a right-armer, they will get wickets. The right-armers have troubled us as well, nobody talks about it,” Rohit instructed the media after the second one ODI right here.
“We don’t look too much into the left-arm or the right-arm — wickets are wickets. If you lose wickets, it is a concern. We will look into all sorts of things: how we are getting out, what we need to do, how we can come up with better plans, better methods against the seamers.”
India did have two left-handers within the batting lineup — Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel — who may have been despatched up the order to stand left-armer Starc however Rohit mentioned any such transfer may just have long gone both approach.

“In hindsight, if you look at it, it is a possibility. It is a game where something can work for you and something will not. If Jadeja or Axar or any other left-hander would have gone up the order and got out, then things would have been spoken a little differently. That is how this game works, I know that,” the captain mentioned.
“When things don’t happen, there are a lot of thoughts that can come (in). But we try and get the best players out there in the middle to go and face this challenge. It didn’t work out today for us, maybe it won’t be the same in Chennai, who knows,” he added.
He mentioned that the highest order has struggled “a little bit” in simply two video games.
“You know, the last six ODIs, if I remember a lot of the top order (batsmen) got big runs. When we really need to look into it, we will definitely look into it.”

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With the sequence now levelled at 1-1 with one sport left to play, the 2 groups will head to Chennai for the sequence decider to be performed on the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday.
(With inputs from PTI)