India captain Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday indicated that there was an choice of not taking part in the T20 Worldwide collection after dropping 9 gamers to COVID-19 associated isolation however they selected the troublesome route of taking part in with solely 5 specialist batsmen.
India misplaced the three-match T20 collection 1-2 after dropping by seven wickets.
“It was a troublesome state of affairs for us however as a group, we determined we’ll keep and play the collection,” Dhawan mentioned on the post-match presentation ceremony.
Requested about what he learnt as chief of the facet, Dhawan mentioned: “Numerous learnings for me as captain. Final sport was a detailed one. In the present day it was an off day for the batting unit however the boys will study from it. We misplaced too many wickets at this time and the Sri Lanka bowlers bowled effectively.”
He mentioned, it was all the time about taking part in catching up sport after dropping too many wickets.
“Whenever you lose early wickets and also you don’t have an extended batting, you might be beneath stress. Each groups performed in nice spirit and it’s an exquisite feeling. The Sri Lanka captain and gamers wished to learn about my course of, so I informed them and I hope they loved listening to it”.
Wanindu Hasaranga was adjudged the Participant of the Match in addition to the Participant of the Collection.
“The wicket was sluggish, and our spinners bowled rather well,” he mentioned.
“Once I bowl, I all the time attempt to bowl dot balls. That helps in getting wickets. The fielding additionally helps. I’m actually joyful as a result of different boys performed rather well all through the collection, each in ODIs and T20Is.”