Rohit Sharma is confident as India prepares to face New Zealand in the crucial semi-final match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup. He emphasized the significance of luck playing a role and expressed the team’s determination to continue their current mindset and approach. With an impressive winning streak in the league matches, India is set to take on New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium for their semi-final clash.
Rohit Sharma highlighted that the team has adapted well to the different challenges and game scenarios throughout the tournament and has no plans to change their approach for the upcoming matches. He acknowledged that pressure is part of the game, and the team has been handling it effectively in the tournament so far.
Recognizing New Zealand as a disciplined and strategic team, Rohit Sharma commended their ability to understand the opposition and play smart cricket. He emphasized that the focus for the current Indian team is on self-improvement and staying present in the moment, rather than dwelling on past achievements.
While acknowledging the historical significance of the World Cup for Indian cricket, Rohit Sharma stated that the current focus remains on enhancing individual and team performance. He also downplayed the significance of previous semifinal disappointments, emphasizing the team’s focus on the present and the future.
Refusing to label the current Indian team as the most dominant, Rohit Sharma highlighted the collective strength of all the teams he’s been a part of, citing their respective dominance. He also shared insights into India’s strategic approach during the league stage of the tournament, breaking down the challenges of playing at various venues and against different opponents.
Addressing the influence of the toss on the game, Rohit Sharma expressed confidence in the team’s abilities regardless of the toss outcome. He emphasized that the team is prepared to face the challenges posed by the unique conditions at the Wankhede Stadium.
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