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India vs Australia: Going to overlook Shreyas Iyer however must begin discovering options, says Hardik Pandya

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India Today Sports Desk

India’s stand-in skipper Hardik Pandya has mentioned that the workforce will miss Shreyas Iyer through the ODI sequence towards Australia however claimed that they might want to begin discovering options. Shreyas was dominated out of the three matches because of the recurrence of a again problem.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 16, 2023 23:38 IST

Shreyas will miss the Australia sequence because of the recurrence of a again problem (Courtesy: PTI)

By India Today Sports Desk: India’s stand-in captain Hardik Pandya has mentioned that the workforce will miss Shreyas Iyer through the ODI sequence towards Australia however feels that they might want to discover options shortly.

Shreyas has been an integral a part of the ODI setup over the previous one 12 months, as he ended 2022 as India’s highest run-getter within the format. However, a recurrence of a again problem has sidelined the Indian batter from the upcoming sequence towards the Aussies.

Shreyas may very well be out for an extended interval and his participation within the IPL additionally appears to be unsure in the mean time.

Speaking forward of the primary ODI, as quoted by PTI, Pandya mentioned that the workforce is hoping for one of the best when it comes to Shreyas’ situation.

“Obviously, there is no timeline but we have to hope for the best. I have been in that situation where the back could be a problem,” said Pandya.

The stand-in skipper said that Shreyas’ absence will have an impact on the team during the series against Australia and they would miss his services. However, Pandya stated that they will need to find solutions if the batter is out for a long time.

“It goes to influence, clearly we’re going to miss him however we must slowly begin discovering options if he isn’t round (for a very long time). “If he is around he is more than welcome, but if he is not, then there is a lot of time to think about it and see how we can go forward,” mentioned Pandya.

The stand-in captain additionally commented on Bumrah’s absence and backed the bowling group to carry out regardless of the star bowler’s absence.

“Jassi (Jasprit Bumrah) hasn’t been around for quite some time now. The bowling group has been doing a decent job. They’re all experienced now, the number of games they have played.”

“Having Jassi makes an enormous distinction however to be very sincere, we aren’t a lot bothered as a result of the fellows who’ve taken the function of Jassi, I’m fairly assured they will be doing very effectively. It offers us good confidence,” mentioned Pandya.

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Mar 16, 2023