India captain Rohit coy over Ashwin role in WTC final

India captain rohit coy over ashwin role in wtc final0

Ravichandran Ashwin is regarded as one of the best spinners in the world, but India captain Rohit Sharma did not provide any information on his participation in the World Test Championship final, which will begin on Wednesday.

When Rohit Sharma’s team takes against Australia at the Oval, it will be their first opportunity to compete for the title of Test world champions.

Ashwin was not included in India’s lineup for the Test match that was played at the London pitch in 2021, despite the fact that the top off-spinner had an outstanding record of 474 wickets at an average of 23.93 over 92 matches.

Ravindra Jadeja, an all-rounder who bowls spin, was included in the Indian team’s lineup with four seamers in the match that resulted in India’s 157-run victory against England.

Both bowlers were selected to be part of India’s 15-man squad that will compete in the WTC final.

During a pre-match news conference on Tuesday at the Oval, Rohit added, with a smile, “In terms of the combination, better we wait until tomorrow (Wednesday) — I think that’s a common answer.”

According to Rohit, the Oval pitch and the overhead circumstances appeared to be favorable for seam bowlers. Early season pitches in England do not often provide much assistance to spinners, and Rohit added that the conditions appeared to be favorable for seam bowlers.

“When we played the last Test match here at the Oval, it looked very similar to this and then as the game went on, it got better and better and slower and slower, then the reverse-swing came into play on the fifth day,” he added. “When we played the last Test match here at the Oval, it looked very similar to this and then as the game went on, it got better and better and slower and slower.”

“We are going to take into consideration all of those factors.”

Only the second World T20 Championship final will be played on Wednesday; India was defeated by New Zealand in the first championship game, which took place in Southampton in 2021, by a score of eight wickets.

Rohit reported that his soldiers were resolved to improve after the unfortunate incident they experienced.

“The last time we played (in the final), we made a few mistakes, which we’ve already spoken about in this group,” the 36-year-old competitor added. “We’ve already spoken about it.”

“It’s a good challenge to have, and we know exactly what went wrong for us in the last Championship final, so hopefully we won’t repeat those kinds of things.” “It’s a good challenge to have.”

The outstanding speed assault for Australia, which will be headed by skipper Pat Cummins during their Ashes campaign in England, which will consist of five matches, will remain there.

However, India has won three of the last four Test series that they have played against Australia, including a 2-1 victory on their own turf earlier this year.

According to Rohit, “we have played the opposition quite a bit in the last two or three months so we know what they are capable of… the next five days will be quite challenging for us.”

Since India’s previous victory in a major International Cricket Council competition, it has been a full decade.

“That is what you play for,” said Rohit. “That is what you play for.” “It would be wonderful to win some titles, as well as some great series.

Having said that, I sincerely believe that we shouldn’t put too much pressure on ourselves by overthinking things of this kind.

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