In the wake of India‘s exhilarating T20I series triumph against Australia, Shreyas Iyer, the dynamic right-handed batter, took a moment to commend the fearless spirit displayed by the young Indian cricketers. Iyer played a pivotal role in the final T20I, contributing significantly with a masterful knock of 53 runs, propelling India to set a formidable target of 161 runs.
Unyielding Spirit of Young Indian Cricketers
Speaking exclusively to Jio Cinemas, Shreyas Iyer expressed his admiration for the unyielding spirit of the young Indian cricketers. He noted their energy, intensity, and fearlessness, emphasising their commitment to playing positive cricket. The camaraderie in the dressing room and the players’ dedication left a lasting impression on Iyer, who highlighted the enjoyable atmosphere created by the team.
“It took time to acclimatise, but I have played with these boys before and they are filled with energy. So, when I entered the dressing room, I noticed everyone being in their zone and enjoying their time.”, Shreyas said.
Thrilling Victory in Bengaluru
The final T20I in Bengaluru witnessed a nail-biting finish, with Arshdeep Singh’s composed final-over performance securing a thrilling six-run victory for India over Australia. Iyer acknowledged the intensity of the series and the determined efforts of the entire team in achieving success.
“I love being around them, and you get to learn a lot, especially the way they play fearless cricket and the attitude that they showed right from ball one.”, Shreyas further explained.
Simplicity and Confidence in Comeback
Having recovered from a back injury, Shreyas Iyer made a notable comeback during the Asia Cup. His impressive form continued in the World Cup 2023, featuring consecutive centuries against the Netherlands and New Zealand. Reflecting on his comeback and preparations, Iyer emphasised a simple approach, avoiding complications in his routine. He credited the support of trainers for helping him perform at the highest level and carry forward confidence into the T20I series.
“Straight after the Asia Cup, I had a set routine for myself right from Match No.1. I used to follow my programs and routines. I did not want any mis-adjustment happening in the middle.”, he concluded.
With attention now turning to the upcoming series in South Africa, Shreyas Iyer expressed anticipation and curiosity about the unfolding events. The series promises to be another test for the Indian team, and Iyer’s form and leadership on the field will be closely watched by fans and cricket enthusiasts.