Rediff – ‘We shouldn’t be in a situation going into the World Cup where the main XI has played and the reserves have not got enough game time when they have to suddenly play a crucial game during World Cup.

Summary

  • ‘We shouldn’t be in a situation going into the World Cup where the main XI has played and the reserves have not got enough game time when they have to suddenly play a crucial game during World Cup.’
  • IMAGE: During the current season, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team has won ODI series in South Africa, Australia and now New Zealand with their only defeat coming in England.
  • India’s fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar is expecting some of the reserve players to get much-needed game time during the remaining two ODIs against New Zealand as the team management wants every player to be match-ready going into this year’s ICC World Cup.
  • “Winning is a habit that you want to continue and don’t want a let down on intensity but we need to give game time to our reserves with just seven games remaining before the World Cup,” Sridhar said on eve of India’s fourth ODI against New Zealand in Hamilton on Thursday.
  • During the current season, Indian team has won ODI series in South Africa, Australia and now New Zealand with their only defeat coming in England.


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