Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli has admitted that the high-intensity IPL 2021 will be played after India’s 10-wicket loss to Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup Super 12 match here. After (IPL 2021) there was fatigue on the players. He believes that a week’s break before the next match will go a long way in preparing the players.
Backward after a great game in IPL
Compared to the recent enthusiasm shown by Indian players for their respective IPL franchises, the Indian team failed to put up their best performance in their opening match against their biggest ‘enemy team’ Pakistan.
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What will be the plan against New Zealand
Asked how he sees the week-long gap between the opening Super 12 game against Pakistan and the next assignment against New Zealand on October 31, Kohli said during the post-match press conference. Said during, I think this break will be really good for us from all perspectives.
Difficult situation in UAE
Virat further said that we played IPL, which in itself was very difficult in UAE conditions. Then we got into the World Cup, so for us these big breaks are definitely something that is going to help us stay in prime physical condition as a team, we need to play in this high intensity tournament.
Virat has faith in his team
Virat Kohli said, T20 World Cup is always a high-intensity tournament, and it will help us to reunite again, as a team so that we are eager to work on the things that we need to do. We like. We want us to prepare with full confidence and then implement our plan on the field. We are absolutely sure that with this preparation time, we will once again come out with a positive mindset. Personally for us as a team I can say that we will have time to think and prepare again.
‘Dew spoiled India’s game’
Virat Kohli said that losing the toss proved to be important as the team batting second got a little more advantage. Due to the dew, it became easy for the Pakistan batsmen to rotate the strike.
Pak team took advantage of dew
Expressing his disappointment over the situation, Virat Kohli said, “During Pakistan’s batting, dew was spread all over the ground. After 10 overs, it was getting easier for him to rotate the strike. We were also not able to bowl the dot, due to which the Pakistan batsmen were getting more help. Even the slow balls were not working.
Battle with Kiwi team on October 31
There will be a match between Virat Kohli’s Team India and Kane Williamson’s New Zealand on 31 October at the Dubai International Stadium. It is very important for India to win this match, captain Kohli will not want to leave any stone unturned for this.