Young pacer Arshdeep Singh showed nice resolve on Tuesday as he gave it his bushed making an attempt to defend seven runs within the final over against Sri Lanka within the Asia Cup Super four match.
He managed to require the sport to the penultimate delivery, however it absolutely was Sri Lanka who complete up winning the match by six wickets.
It’s vital to notice that the left-arm seamer was subjected to severe criticism and troll on social media when he complete up dropping a comparatively simple catch within the game against Pakistan, that India complete up losing by 5 wickets.
After the loss against Sri Lanka, skipper Rohit Sharma spoke concerning Arshdeep’s outlook and the way the young pacer is pretty assured and likes to deliver in pressure things.
He conjointly aforementioned that the team doesn’t pay a lot of heed to social media trolls.
“Honestly, guys here don’t look too much into social media, these days it is too much crap happening there,” Rohit Sharma said in the press conference.
“Few losses here and there, a few games here and there, and one dropped catch, I do not think we look too much into it. Yes, he was himself disappointed with the catch that could have been taken but again, we saw the confidence when he came and bowled that last over, he nailed that yorker very well and got Asif Ali out. So that shows, if he was down and out, if you are not mentally there, execution don’t happen,” he added.
“So, in his case, he came out and he was pretty confident to execute. In fact, he just ran to his place and took the ball because he wanted that over to be bowled by him and even today, I thought he bowled pretty well the last two overs. He is a very confident lad which is why he’s here. He has been with the team ahead of a lot of guys who are sitting back home,” he added.
Talking concerning the sport against Sri Lanka, Team India registered a complete of 173/8 and Sri Lanka hunted person down the target with six wickets in hand and one ball to spare.