New Delhi: Legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Monday talked about Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket crew’s poor outing in opposition to New Zealand within the ongoing World Cup. New Zealand on Sunday attained an emphatic 8-wicket win over India within the Group 2 match of the Tremendous 12 stage of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021. This was India’s second successive defeat within the match.
The loss in opposition to New Zealand had significantly dented India’s probabilities of reaching the T20 World Cup semi-finals. Tendulkar, in a video posted on Fb after the Ind vs NZ match, stated that the Indian batsmen have been pressured to play massive pictures as New Zealand didn’t enable them to make runs simply.
“After six overs till 10th over we only scored 13 runs, so according to me that was a critical point where we missed out on capitalising. Those easy singles were not available and that forced our batters to play the big shot,” Sachin Tendulkar defined.
Tendulkar additionally praised New Zealand skipper Williamson, saying that the star participant made some nice bowling modifications all through the sport.
“From the ball one, the bowling changes of Williamson were top-notch. The planning was good and in the first six overs we were 35/2 and from those 35 runs the 20 came in five overs,” stated Tendulkar.
“When Pant came into bat, immediately spinners end was changed by Williamson. Again a smart move. All in all, I felt India was playing a catching of game because how New Zealand dominated the game it was a tough time for India batsmen which forced them to play the big shot,” he added.
Tendulkar additionally praised Kiwi batsman Daryl Mitchell for enjoying an unbeaten 49-run knock within the 111 run-chase.
“Then Daryl Mitchell and Williamson stitched an important stand. Williamson is like a rock for the New Zealand team if he is on a wicket he controls the game well. Mitchell played some decent shots and rotated the strikes,” stated Tendulkar.