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World Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma’s Verdict On Iyer After India Books The Top Spot On WC Points Table

Despite a string of underwhelming performances, Rohit Sharma shared his views on one of the team's players, Shreyas Iyer and expressed support.

Edited By : Malika Sahni | Updated: Nov 6, 2023 11:28 IST
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In the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Rohit Sharma’s leadership of the Indian cricket team has been nothing short of exemplary. The team, under his guidance, has achieved a remarkable winning streak, emerging victorious in all their matches thus far. Rohit Sharma himself has been in spectacular form, displaying incredible prowess on the field. India’s latest triumph came on November 5th when they defeated South Africa, marking their eighth consecutive win in the tournament.

In a post-match interview with Star Sports, Rohit Sharma shared his thoughts on one of the team’s players, Shreyas Iyer. Despite a string of underwhelming performances, Rohit expressed his unwavering support for Iyer, stating that he would continue to include him in the team, regardless of his recent struggles with the bat.

Shreyas Iyer had faced considerable criticism for his inconsistent form, with calls for his exclusion from the team becoming louder on social media. However, in a turn of events, Shreyas Iyer’s last two outings have seen him regain his form, scoring back-to-back half-centuries. Rohit Sharma emphasized the importance of having faith in players and acknowledged that every cricketer faces occasional setbacks. He reiterated his commitment to seeing Shreyas Iyer continue to contribute to the team’s success.

Rohit Sharma also took the opportunity to praise the outstanding performances of Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja. Shami, who had made a resounding comeback to the team, showcased unwavering mental strength and consistently delivered exceptional performances in every match. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja, a player well-versed in his role, has been a vital asset across all three formats. He consistently gives his all for the team, providing strength through his batting, bowling, and fielding contributions.

In the match against South Africa, Jadeja’s all-round brilliance was on full display as he not only contributed valuable runs with the bat but also took five crucial wickets while bowling. His exceptional all-round abilities have undoubtedly fortified the team’s performance.

Rohit Sharma’s comments reflect a captain’s unwavering support for his team members, even during challenging times. It also underscores the importance of perseverance and faith in players as they strive to deliver their best for the team. The Indian cricket team’s continued success in the World Cup is a testament to the leadership and camaraderie within the squad, setting a positive tone for the rest of the tournament.

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First published on: Nov 06, 2023 11:28 AM IST

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