Bangladesh beat India of their remaining Asia Cup 2023 Tremendous 4 recreation© AFP
Rohit Sharma defended the choice to make large adjustments to the enjoying XI after India have been overwhelmed by Bangladesh of their remaining Asia Cup 2023 Tremendous 4 match on Friday. India have been already within the remaining of the match and for the inconsequential match, they determined to relaxation veteran gamers like Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Siraj. However, teenager Tilak Varma was handed his ODI debut whereas Mohammed Shami, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur and Suryakumar Yadav made their option to the aspect. Within the aftermath of the match, Rohit stated that the concept was to present some recreation time for the cricketers and that may be vital forward of the ICC World Cup 2023.
“We needed to present some recreation time to the blokes, conserving the larger image in thoughts. Not compromising on how we needed to play this recreation. Get in some gamers who’re prone to play the World Cup,” he stated.
“Axar batted brilliantly however could not end. He confirmed a variety of character. However credit score to the Bangladesh bowlers. Gill’s hundred was sensible. He backs his recreation, he is aware of precisely how he desires to play. Fairly clear on what he desires to do for the crew. Have a look at his kind during the last 12 months. Fairly stable towards the brand new ball. Works actually onerous, there is not any non-compulsory observe for Gill,” Rohit added whereas analysing the loss.
Shubman Gill’s thunderous knock of 121 runs and Axar Patel’s combating 42 went in useless as Bangladesh fought again to finish their Asia Cup 2023 marketing campaign on a excessive by beating finalists India.
(With PTI inputs)
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