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Shreyas Iyer now believes that he has made a place for himself in the Indian team at the number four spot in the 50-overs format. India has now been in a long find for the number four spot owing to the limited-overs cricket. It has been a state of worry for Team India for a very long time now.
This issue even cost India the 2019 World Cup as they lost to the Kiwis in the semi-final after a batting collapse. Iyer now proves to be the Mr Dependable for the India National Cricket Team. The New Zealand tour has been a great one for him. He has cemented his place as a regular number four for his side after displaying staggering performances.
Iyer scored 217 runs in the series – the most by an Indian No 4 in a three-match bilateral series. Iyer has now opened up on his place in the Indian team.
Shreyas Iyer Confident Of A Number Four Spot In The Indian Team
“If you have been playing for India at that position for a year now that means you have sealed it. There should be no more questions asked about it,” Iyer said in an Instagram chat hosted by his IPL franchise Delhi Capitals.
“When the debate was going on about No 4, performing at No 4 and completely sealing the position was really satisfying,” he added.
I Am Ready To Bat At Any Position For The Team: Shreyas Iyer
Iyer, however, said he’s flexible to bat at any position as per the team’s requirement. Apart from him, KL Rahul has also emerged as a flexible option for the India National Cricket Team.
“But when you are playing for India, you need to be very much flexible at any position or whatever the team requires. I feel I can bat any position depending on the situation,” he said.