India captain Rohit Sharma mentioned he was stunned to see a lot discuss concerning the pitch in Nagpur that was used for the primary Test between India and Australia. India gained the match by an innings and 132 runs on Saturday.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Feb 11, 2023 23:35 IST
Sharma mentioned it was unhappy to see the abilities of the gamers weren’t mentioned as a lot (Courtesy: AP)
By India Today Web Desk: India captain Rohit Sharma has mentioned that it’s past his understanding why there was a lot discuss concerning the Nagpur pitch and no feedback on the abilities of the gamers after the crew’s win on Saturday.
India thrashed Australia by an innings and 132 runs within the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy to take a 1-0 lead within the collection. Before the sport, quite a bit was mentioned concerning the pitch in Nagpur, with the Australian media claiming the monitor was doctored to help the Indian bowlers.
Sharma seemed to be on a unique stage to the others in Nagpur as he scored a fantastic hundred and have become the primary Indian to attain a ton in all three codecs of the sport as a captain.
Speaking to Ravichandran Ashwin, for BCCI’s web site, the India captain mentioned that everybody was batting on the identical pitch. He went on to disclose that the discuss within the Indian dressing room wasn’t concerning the monitor in Nagpur, however about every participant’s skill.
Sharma mentioned it’s past his understanding as to why there was a lot chatter concerning the Nagpur pitch and mentioned it was unhappy to see not sufficient discuss concerning the abilities of the gamers.
The India captain mentioned the success mantra in pitches just like the one in Nagpur is to use your self and shift the momentum in the direction of you.
It’s the identical pitch. The discuss that we had within the change room was not concerning the pitch. It is about your skill. What you may go on the market and do on that pitch. It’s past my understanding why there may be a lot discuss concerning the pitch. Sad to see there’s not sufficient discuss concerning the abilities of the bowler, of the batter. People usually are not speaking about that, which is extraordinarily unhappy. But that is how it’s. It does not actually trouble us. What we acquired to do is come out and play good cricket and that is what we’ve been doing for few years on pitches like this. Sometimes, I really feel taking part in in abroad is healthier than taking part in in these situations. You acquired to use your self. When the pitches are like that, you bought to attempt to apply and see how one can shift the momentum in the direction of you and shift the stress again on the opposition.
Feb 11, 2023