With strong and effective performances for team India in this world cup, Mohit Sharma has been quite the underdog who has perplexed everybody in this world cup. He however, credited the lanky injured Indian pacer Ishant Sharma for his success in Australia. Complimenting Ishant’s vast experience in Australian conditions with two tours, Mohit said he took advice from Ishant regarding the pace and bounce of Australian wickets and also regarding the most menacing lengths with the old and the new ball.

Mohit also added that Ishant’s experience in Australia has come in handy for the entire team.Mohit replaced the injured Ishant Sharma in the Indian team and has been formidable in the tournament,taking 6 wickets in 3 games at an economy of under four an over. Mohit has also praised his bowling mates Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami for their effective lengths and garnering purchase from the Australian wickets, at pinpointed accuracy.

On being asked about the shorter lengths of grounds in New Zealand than Australia,Mohit retaliated that they would have to change their lines but would stick to the same game plan. Mohit, understanding his role excellently in the Indian team also stated that his job was to elevate the pressure on the batsman, making it comparatively easier for Ashwin and Jadeja to operate with their guile in spin. 

He also claimed that underestimating teams like Ireland would be a big mistake as they had competent players at their disposal and performed strongly as a unit. India have won all four of their league matches till now defeating Pakistan, South Africa UAE and West Indies and have thus qualified for the quarter-final totally unruffled.They face associate member Ireland next at Seddon park in Hamilton on Tuesday.


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