India’s performance in T20 World Cup was not good
ODI World Cup to be played in India next year
Mirpur. Rohit Sharma does not want to mess things up by thinking too far ahead about the ODI World Cup. He says that he and coach Rahul Dravid know very well what kind of approach they will adopt in this tournament to be held in India in October-November next year. Asked whether the preparations for the World Cup will begin with the 3-match ODI series against Bangladesh starting on Sunday (IND vs BAN), Rohit clarified that it is time to start thinking about the World Cup. . We are not considering the Bangladesh team as weak. It is known that since 2011, the Indian team has not been able to win the World Cup title.
Talking to the media before the first ODI against Bangladesh, Rohit Sharma said, every time you play a match, it is only to prepare for something. There are still 8-9 months in the World Cup. We can’t think that far ahead. We should keep an eye on what we need to do as a team. It is to be known that ODI World Cup is to be played in India only in October-November next year.
He said that if he starts planning too soon, it will not help. But he clarified that the think-tank of the team knows in which direction to move forward. Rohit said that it is important for us not to start thinking about so many things. Like we should feed this player or that player. Me and the coach know very well what to do. When we get closer to the World Cup, then we will speed it up.
more cricket being played
Some players like wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant will continue to play for two-and-a-half months and the captain stressed on the need for workload management. He admitted that a lot of cricket is being played and it will not stop. So the team and its people need to do the right things. Rohit said that as a professional player we have to remain energetic. Yes, there is a lot of cricket being played, so we give them a break. People need to understand that when should we give break to the players. This is only for workload management.
He said that cricket will not stop. There will always be a lot of cricket and we have to manage the workload of our players. If you want to see your players playing at their best all the time, it is important to give them breaks. Managing them is important, because staying fresh is important.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 03, 2022, 18:02 IST