‘Analyse, move ahead’, says Bumrah after second World Cup loss

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“As a sportsman, you face a lot of days in cricket. Some days will be good and some days will be bad,” Indian bowlers says

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By AFP

November 01, 2021

Indias fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah. — AFP/File
India’s quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah. — AFP/File
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DUBAI: Despite a crushing eight-wicket defeat to New Zealand, India’s Jasprit Bumrah mentioned they may “analyse and move forward” to maintain their T20 World Cup hopes alive.

Trent Boult led an impressed bowling assault to assist New Zealand hand India a second successive lack of the Super 12 stage after protecting Virat Kohli’s crew right down to 110-7 in Dubai.

Daryl Mitchell (49) and skipper Kane Williamson (33 not out) placed on 72 runs for the second wicket because the Kiwis romped home with 33 balls to spare.

But Bumrah stays constructive that India, who got here in as match favourites however went right down to rivals Pakistan by 10 wickets of their opener, will bounce again.

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“As a sportsman, you face a lot of days in cricket. Some days will be good and some days will be bad,” Bumrah, who took the one two wickets to fall within the New Zealand innings, advised reporters.

“All of these things are always part and parcel of a cricketer’s life. Try to stay in the moment, analyse what went wrong, what went well and try to move forward. That’s the only way you can move forward in this game.”

India face a frightening process to make the ultimate 4 as they’re positioned fifth of their group led by Pakistan who’ve gained all their three matches.

India subsequent play Afghanistan, who’re second with two wins from three matches, in a must-win match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

The famed Indian batting line-up together with Kohli and Rohit Sharma faltered in opposition to a deadly New Zealand who gained the toss and opted to subject first.

Boult (3-20) and leg-spinner Ish Sodhi shared 5 wickets to nook India on a wicket that grew to become higher to bat within the second innings.

Bowling energy 

“We know that in the second innings dew does play a massive factor. We (our batters) tried to give us some cushion (to the bowlers), tried to get some extra runs that could give us the advantage in the second innings,” mentioned Bumrah.

“In doing that process, we played a lot of attacking shots that didn’t come off.”

He added: “In the second innings when we were bowling, the length ball was not holding up while in the first innings the pick and pulls were not coming off when they were bowling length balls and shot-making was difficult.”

Bumrah additionally talked of bubble fatigue “creeping in” after coming into the match immediately from the Indian Premier League (IPL) which was accomplished within the United Arab Emirates two days earlier than the beginning of T20’s showpiece occasion.

Meanwhile Sodhi, who turned 29 on Sunday, bought obtained the right birthday present with a person of the match award in his crew’s first victory within the Super 12 stage.

But the leg-spinner praised his crew’s tempo bowlers together with Boult, Tim Southee and Adam Milne for a mixed present that dismantled India.

“(Credit to) the powerplay bowlers for keeping it really tight. And Trent Boult and Tim Southee, obviously stalwarts in New Zealand cricket,” mentioned the Indian-born Sodhi.

“But I thought Adam Milne had a tough over (first over went for 15) but he came back exceptionally well and finished with some pretty good figures (1-30) on that wicket.

“I believe as a collective, the crew bowling efficiency was a reasonably good one.”

New Zealand are third within the group after they misplaced their opener to Pakistan.

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