crew India World champions Australia is set to take on Australia in the 3-match T20I series at home starting Tuesday in Mohali. This will be the team’s first assignment since their unsuccessful campaign for the 2022 Asia Cup in the UAE. The bilateral series is going to serve as a training ground for the Men in Blue for the much-awaited T20I World Cup Down Under. However, the followers of the game are interested to know what the Rohit-Dravid duo will experiment with in the upcoming games.
Ever since India’s unfortunate exit from the T20 World Cup 2021, the new team management has been testing and testing young players at various venues. After implementing the hit and trial method for nearly a year, 15 men have been shortlisted, who are expected to correct all the mistakes they made in the UAE last year.
The squad’s ability will be tested when they face Australia and later South Africa, before boarding the flight for the showpiece event.
As far as the experiment is concerned, it remains to be seen whether Virat Kohli, who returns with his 71 runs in the Asia Cup.scheduled tribe century, went out as the opener. Captain Rohit said in the pre-match presser that Virat was given 3. will be used asthird Opener but so far Rahul’s place will not be spoiled.
When 1 from the latter. The same question was asked on the eve ofscheduled tribe T20I, he replied neutral.
“It will all depend on which opposition we play and on which surface we play. Also, we will proceed as per the strategy formulated by the team management. Everyone has come here to do their work. You have to be ready to do what is expected of you. This is why we are trained as players and we work hard for it,” Rahul said at the press conference.
Rahul admitted that the team made mistakes in the Asia Cup which led to his early exit. However, the Indian vice-captain said the unit knew what went wrong and was trying to learn from it.
“Skill wise our performance was only 80-85 per cent. We are still not excellent in batting or bowling or fielding. There are some things we need to fix. You can win big events only if it is done well and the team comes together to win the championship.
“The mistakes made in last year’s T20 World Cup and this year’s Asia Cup were different,” Rahul said.
“What happened in the Asia Cup and the 2021 World Cup (both being out early), we made different mistakes in those two events. We are very clear about what went wrong and we are trying to learn from it.”