IND vs AUS: India captain Rohit Sharma defends Indore pitch after shedding third Check towards Australia
The Australia tour of India 2023 has been filled with controversies, with the Aussie media and followers criticizing India for the untimely conclusion of Exams as a consequence of sure sorts of pitches at the beginning of their go to. One thing related occurred but once more at Indore’s Holkar cricket stadium on March 3 because the third Check of the Border Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) 2023 led to simply three days. However this time, it was additionally the Indian supporters and veteran cricketers who expressed their disappointment with the pitch.
After thrashing Australia within the Nagpur and Delhi Exams, India faced a major setback in Indore and tasted a nine-wicket defeat by the hands of tourists within the third Check of the BGT 2023 on Friday, March 3. Whereas many questioned and blamed the character of the pitch in Indore for India’s defeat, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma backed the observe and stated that he has no drawback with such pitches.
“Actually talking, these are the sort of pitches we wish to play on. We wish to play to our power, and that power is spin bowling and that batting depth. And everybody makes use of that benefit outdoors [India], so what’s fallacious in that? We’ve received to do this as nicely, particularly after we’re getting outcomes. If we weren’t getting the outcomes, I’d assume in any other case, however I feel we’re enjoying nicely, we’re getting the outcomes that we wish,” stated Rohit within the post-match presentation.
Rohit additional spoke in regards to the Check matches ending in lower than 5 days and stated his focus stays on successful video games as an alternative.
“We’re right here to win – whether or not it’s two days or 5 days, it doesn’t actually matter. We don’t wish to put together a pitch the place the outcomes should not coming. We’re right here to win, and we wish to play to win, each sport that we play. Once I say that, I do perceive that it might come and hang-out us as nicely, I’m very a lot conscious of that, however so be it,” added the India captain.