Crew India’s T20 World Cup 2022 marketing campaign bought underway with a warm-up fixture towards Australia on the Gabba in Brisbane on Monday (October 17).
The Males in Blue misplaced the toss and had been requested to bat first. Talking on the toss, India skipper Rohit Sharma expressed his delight on main the nationwide aspect in an ICC match for the primary time, saying he would look to benefit from the position via the competitors.
Notably, Rohit was appointed India’s full-time T20I skipper after Virat Kohli stepped down from the place in November final yr.
“It is a privilege, my first time as Indian captain in an ICC match and I am going to look to get pleasure from this,” Rohit stated on the toss.
When requested concerning the targets from right now’s match, the Indian captain stated that the crew was trying to attempt a number of issues out and didn’t thoughts setting a goal heading into the primary occasion.
“Simply needed to check out issues, we do not thoughts batting first and setting a goal. We got here right here early and had a preparatory camp in Perth. These two video games will enable us to get into the groove, we wish to check out sure issues within the two video games we’ve right here,” he stated.
One among India’s largest points coming into the match has been their tempo bowling assault. Within the absence of Jasprit Bumrah, the quick bowlers have didn’t step as much as the plate, particularly in tight matches.
Nonetheless, Rohit stated he knew the bowlers he needed to play in a recreation but it surely was vital to present the bowlers that confidence.
“I do know which bowlers will play in my thoughts, but it surely’s vital to present them confidence. Few of them are on their first tour of Australia, a incredible place to play cricket and revel in whereas studying the circumstances,” the captain concluded.
Crew India are a part of Group 2 within the Tremendous 12 stage alongside Pakistan, South Africa, and Bangladesh whereas two groups will be a part of them from the qualifiers. They’ll start their Tremendous 12 marketing campaign towards arch-rivals Pakistan at MCG on October 23.