I stopped paying attention to talks about weakness in shots: Iyer
Iyer pulled the Indian team out of a difficult situation by playing an innings of 87 runs in 105 balls on the second day of the second Test match. Bangladesh bowlers used short balls against Iyer during this period but he faced it firmly.
Shreyas Iyer was dogged by constant talk about his weakness against the short-pitched ball but the Indian batsman Friday said he ignored outside comments and focused on improving his game, which has paid off. . Iyer pulled the Indian team out of a difficult situation by playing an innings of 87 runs in 105 balls on the second day of the second Test match. Bangladesh bowlers used short balls against Iyer during this period but he faced it firmly.
Iyer said at the press conference after the day’s play, “When I came to the crease to bat, the Bangladesh bowlers started targeting me with shot balls.” His weakness to the short pitched ball is a constant topic of discussion, so he said, “That (the short ball issue) is something the commentators talk about.” People off the field keep saying that’s the problem with my batting. This thing sat in my mind. If I left the ball there was no problem but runs were not being scored.
He said, “Such things from outside happen in the mind of the batsman. It is important to ignore them as a player. The batsman, who also scored 86 in the first match of the series, said that Rishabh Pant played an amazing inning on Friday. Pant scored 93 runs in 104 balls while both added 159 runs in the fifth wicket partnership. He said, “Pant played an amazing innings. He is a very aggressive batsman. It’s about enjoying each other’s company.
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