Group India head coach Rahul Dravid has mentioned that they’ll keep on with the identical processes within the 2023 World Cup semi-final which have helped them obtain success up to now within the event. The previous Indian captain admitted there will probably be strain, however stays assured in regards to the group’s means to deal with it.
The Males in Blue completed the group stage unbeaten and recorded their ninth consecutive victory with an enormous 160-run win over the Netherlands on Sunday, November 12. They may face New Zealand within the semi-finals on Wednesday, November 15, on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. India secured a four-wicket win over the Kiwis of their group stage encounter.
Talking to broadcasters on Sunday, Dravid mentioned:
“I believe it will be inauthentic to say it is simply one other sport (the semi-final). I believe it’s kind of inauthentic. Sure, in fact, it is a semi-final. However I believe our processes will not be going to alter. We do acknowledge that it is an essential sport; it is a knockout sport. We’ve to simply accept the truth that there will probably be a certain quantity of strain.”
The house facet appear to have all their bases coated with each participant hitting their stride on time. Each Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have amassed over 500 runs within the event, whereas Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Ravindra Jadeja have taken over 15 wickets every with good averages.
“All we will do is play what’s in entrance of us” – Rahul Dravid
Dravid additionally highlighted that the vibe across the group is kind of particular at this level and that they’re making an attempt to not get forward of themselves. The 50-year-old added:
“I believe the way in which we have now responded to strain up to now offers us quite a lot of perception and quite a lot of confidence. I do not assume we are going to change something in the way in which we put together or the way in which we practice. I’m actually assured; simply the vibe within the group and the power within the group are actually good at this time limit. All we will do is play what’s in entrance of us. Staying within the second. Plan effectively, put together effectively, and play a superb sport of cricket.”
The Kiwis famously ended India’s run within the semi-finals within the 2019 World Cup and the Males in Blue will probably be eager to avenge that loss on Wednesday.