“They Want Eoin Morgan Sort Of Character”: England Nice On India’s Strategy In T20Is | Cricket Information

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The Indian staff’s unceremonious exit from the T20 World Cup has raised some large questions over their method to T20 cricket. The ten-wicket defeat to has put the careers of various veterans on the road. Whereas some recommend bringing Hardik Pandya as the brand new T20I skipper goes to assist the staff change the way in which they go about within the shortest format, former England captain Nasser Hussain feels it isn’t the gamers however the mindset that should change. Hussain even recommended that want an Eoin Morgan type of character to make that change.

In a chat with Michael Atherton on Sky Sports activities Cricket, Hussain lauded the expertise pool that India have. Although the harm absence of Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja harm them, Nasser feels it is the staff’s “timid method” that value them the sport within the knockout conflict in opposition to England.

“India nonetheless a large power. You take a look at their staff on paper. You take a look at the gamers they might’ve picked. There have been a few blows like most sides had, like Jasprit Bumrah and Jadeja being injured. However, on the subject of knockout video games, the method wants to alter.

“I had even requested Ravi Shastri, he stated ‘we performed fairly timid cricket’ with the bat and that is received to alter. Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid got here to alter that, they usually did it in bilaterals, they did it in opposition to England. Suryakumar Yadav smashed it round Trent Bridge, received a superb 115 (117 off 55). However then, you have to take it right into a sport, the place you recognize that you recognize that for those who lose, the kind of criticism you will get,” he stated.

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Hussain feels India went again into their previous system within the semi-final in opposition to England and opted for a cautious method within the powerplay. In accordance with him, India want is somebody like Eoin Morgan who would encourage them to go bonkers from ball one.

“The primary time that received that right into a knockout sport, they slipped again into their previous means of being 66 for two after 10.

“There’s speak about youthful weapons coming by way of nevertheless it’s not the gamers, however the mindset. They want an Eoin Morgan-type character to go in there and say play carefree cricket. 20 overs, go and smash it as a lot as you’ll be able to for 20 overs. Play such as you play within the IPL and smash it. Do it for India and don’t fret in regards to the noise. Shut out the noise and we’ll again if you’re bowled out for 120,” he careworn.

With the subsequent T20 World Cup scheduled to be held in 2024, a whole lot of modifications are anticipated to happen within the Indian staff, with some contemporary faces coming in and some veterans going out.

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