IND vs NZ: In the T20 World Cup, Team India had to face a humiliating defeat against England in the semi-finals. With this, the dream of the ICC Trophy, which has been going on for 9 years, once again remained a dream. The fans got angry, the veterans got angry, but after this Team India has now come on a tour of New Zealand and here the new captain Hardik Pandya is hoping that forgetting the previous defeat, the team should be made afresh.
Hardik wants to forget the World Cup defeat
India’s T20 stand-in captain Hardik Pandya said that he is completely focused on India’s T20I series against New Zealand, and has put behind the disappointment of the semi-final exit in T20 World Cup 2022. India and New Zealand, both having lost semi-finals of the Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia, are on course to rebuild for the T20 World Cup 2024 through a three-match T20 series, the first match of which was washed out on Friday without a ball being bowled. Gone.
He said, “To be honest, the World Cup is over. I have put it behind me now. I said before, there will be disappointment, it will take some time to get over it. But at the same time, it is a fresh start.”
Now thinking of moving forward – Hardik
Hardik said, “The World Cup is over, now we are thinking of moving forward. Now we are looking forward to this series as the journey of two years has started from here. So we are going to focus more on the future.” Because you can’t control what’s already happened.” With first-choice players like India captain Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli being rested, it’s up to youngsters like Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav and Umran Malik for the T20 plan of things in the future. Gives a chance to perform well and stay in the team.
He said, “I know the other players very well. They will follow exactly what the management or the captain says. I am not much worried about it because I have been here for almost 5-6 years. For me to know that Enough that if I have something to say to anybody, they will definitely listen because they are all professional players.” Fast bowling all-rounder Hardik observed that the youngsters coming into the Indian team have a lot of experience due to their regular appearances in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
“Even the youngsters who have come are no longer young. These guys are young in age but not in experience. They have been playing IPL for five-six years, which is one of the most competitive leagues in the world,” he added. is one of the With India fielding a team full of youngsters, Hardik feels the first priority will be to get the new players comfortable in the team and get clarity on their respective roles.
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