New Delhi. Indian captain Rohit Sharma made several important revelations in a press conference held ahead of the much-awaited ICC ODI World Cup 2023 final between India and Australia. Addressing the media, Sharma expressed confidence in facing Australia, saying that their last eight-match win does not pose any challenge. He emphasized that the Indian team has been preparing for this World Cup for the last two years. The captain stressed the need for focus and composure amid the pressures associated with being a cricketer in India.
He acknowledged the constant scrutiny and expectations, stressing the importance of remaining consistent as an elite player while dealing with both criticism and praise. Discussing the playing eleven for the final match, Sharma said that all 15 players have a chance to play. While 12-13 players are ready, he stressed the importance of keeping all 15 players ready for the match.
pitch conditions in ahmedabad
Regarding the pitch of Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Rohit Sharma said that it could be slower than the India-Pakistan match. He highlighted the team’s awareness of the conditions, acknowledging that the players are well aware of changes in weather and temperatures. Sharma downplayed the importance of winning the toss, saying it would not be the deciding factor. He expressed the team’s commitment to understanding the conditions well and playing good cricket regardless of the outcome of the toss.
Looking ahead, Sharma revealed that the team will hold a practice session focusing on the options. He stressed the importance of sticking to the plan and being prepared for changing conditions during the match. Commenting on the team’s approach to the World Cup, Sharma discussed his desire to play differently depending on the situation. Reflecting on the match against England, he highlighted his adaptability and willingness to modify his game as per the team’s needs.