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Team India veteran gives a heads-up to Rohit & co during the T20 World Cup campaign – Republic World

Ravi Shastri, Team India | Image: PTI/X/@BCCI

Team India opened their campaign with a big win over Ireland in the 2024 T20 World Cup, while Rohit Sharma & co started with a win in the United States. At the controversial Nassau County stadium, the Indian cricket team put up a superior bowling display against the Irish but they were seen to be struggling a bit as the New York pitch did not help the batters much. Most of the Indian players are from the IPL 2024, where more than 200 runs were scored in this way. A former Team India cricketer wants them to quit the IPL and adapt to the disturbing conditions in Long Island, New York.

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Team India veteran issues stark warning to Rohit Sharma-led Men in Blue during T20 World Cup campaign

Former Team India cricketer Ravi Shastri, while commentating in New York for the India-Ireland clash at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, encouraged Rohit to acclimatise to the international conditions before unleashing an all-out attack with the bowlers.

Team India players celebrate the fall of a wicket during an ICC Men’s T20 World Cup match against Ireland at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York | Image: X/@BCCI

“You have to adapt to the conditions. It’s different shots for different pitches. This is different, this is not an IPL fancy national highway. No, here you will have to adapt, adapt, see what the resilience and pace of the “Give yourself that little bit of three-four balls extra than normal and then play your way.” Ravi Shastri said while commenting.

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Team India saw a first-class bowling display against Ireland as they sent their opposition to the cleaners before they could cross the 100-run mark. While batting second, the Indian cricket team also faced some initial problems with the bat as Virat Kohli lost his wicket cheaply and Rohit Sharma had to walk away injured into retirement.

But ultimately, Rohit and co emerged victorious in their group stage opener at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup opener against Ireland. The Men in Blue will next be seen in action against their arch-enemy, Pakistan, at Nassau County Stadium in New York.

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