Veteran India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Tuesday said it is not the first time that they have lost the opening match of a series and the team knows how to bounce back. -Win the second ODI here. During the first ODI on Sunday, Bangladesh were 136/9 in 39.3 overs chasing a target of 187, but lower-order batsmen Mehidy Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman put on an unbroken 51-run partnership for the last wicket And guided his team to victory.
“Definitely, we are very confident about tomorrow’s game. It is not the first time we have lost the first game in the series. It is quite normal, we know how to come back from these situations,” Dhawan said. ” pre match press conference
He said, yes, of course Bangladesh is also playing good cricket. But if you see the last match, it was very interesting. Too many times Credit to him for playing well.
“In the team meeting, we analyzed where we need to improve. Definitely, we will create more impact in the coming games. We are very positive and are in a good place, we look forward to it,” he added. Huh.”
The 37-year-old batsman was dismissed while playing a reverse sweep in the first ODI. But the sweep has been a productive shot for the left-handed batsman over the years. On Tuesday, he had a special session with India head coach Rahul Dravid where the opener was working on his sweep shots.
“I’ve always enjoyed playing the sweep and reverse sweep, so it’s good to practice more. These shots will come in handy in these conditions. We have to pick our shots according to the conditions and even in the World Cup in India Where spinners will score more runs. Impact, those sweep shots will be helpful. I always enjoy playing them. It’s good to practice more in these conditions,” Dhawan.
The veteran batsman also praised all-rounder Washington Sundar and described him as an impressive player. “He’s been doing really well since he came back. Even in New Zealand he played really well and bowled really well. He’s a very good all-rounder, a very impressive off-spinner and a lower-order batsman. Is.” said the opening batsman.
“I am sure the more matches he plays, the more experienced he will become. He already has a very stable mindset. I am sure he will do well in the cricketing world and for us,” he added. Talking about India’s rivalry with Bangladesh, Dhawan said: “Rivalries are always there with any team but with Bangladesh, they are quite passionate people. They really enjoy themselves and play with great intensity.” Let’s play. It’s good fun, makes us more intense and keeps us on our toes. It brings out the best in us,” he said.