Picking the West Indies and England as the greatest danger, India’s Test bad habit chief Ajinkya Rahane on Monday said an “accomplished” bowling assault on supportive English conditions could give Virat Kohli’s men edge in the World Cup.
With another round-robin design set up, he said early force and consistency will be critical to India’s accomplishment in the competition beginning in the United Kingdom from May 30.
“Generally speaking our group is entirely solid. Our general bundle is excellent. This time the World Cup will be played in another organization, we will play nine class recreations, so energy and consistency will be significant,” said Rahane, who couldn’t discover a spot in the squad.
“In the event that you begin well you should keep up the energy, you should play reliable cricket all through the competition. In ICC competition any group grabs force whenever, so we can’t mess with any group,” included the right-gave batsman, who last played an ODI for India in February 16, 2018 against South Africa in Centurion.
The Mumbai batsman said India’s bowling assault will give them edge on accommodating English conditions.
“Our general assault, both pace and turn, is experienced. Interestingly, every one of the bowlers in our group are wicket-takers and the group which has wicket-taking bowlers, their odds increment. We have bowlers who can get wickets in any circumstance,” he said.
“The English conditions will help our bowlers since they realize the conditions well having played their as of late. They will need to make a few changes yet that won’t be an issue.”
Discussing different groups, Rahane picked New Zealand, aside from the West Indies and England, as top choices alongside India.
“I don’t have confidence in pinpointing a specific group however England is a decent group. New Zealand have done well in ICC competitions and West Indies is a flighty side. They can beat any group on their day,” he said.
Rahane, who drove the constrained overs side now and again before, said Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s huge experience will be of incredible assistance for captain Kohli in the show-stopper.
“Virat is a generally excellent pioneer. Everybody has various characteristics. Mahi bhai (Dhoni) has diverse nature of initiative and Virat will get great help and direction from Mahi bhai. He is such a senior player and being the wicketkeeper he can set the whole field and guide the bowlers on what length and line to bowl,” he said.
Discussing his own vocation, Rahane said simply like some other cricketer, he additionally sought to play in the World Cup. Be that as it may, subsequent to being disregarded, he has focused on his up and coming area spell with Hampshire to calibrate his batting aptitudes.
“I generally attempt to control things instead of reasoning about results. I generally like to remain in the present. What is significant for me is to play well for Hampshire district. It is my first stretch with Hampshire and I am truly energized,” said Rahane on the sidelines of the CEAT Cricket Rating Awards in Mumbai.
“Each player needs to speak to their nation in the World Cup and my fantasy is additionally to speak to my nation and play in the World Cup. Yet, at the present time my emphasis is totally on the region stretch and I am anticipating do well for Hampshire and learn a lot more things.
“I had a telephone discussion with Rahul bhai (Rahul Dravid) and he disclosed to me that he really took in a great deal playing province cricket. It’s totally another experience.” Rahane is taking a gander at the district stretch to set himself up for the West Indies visit, which is booked after the World Cup.
“I had played two or three Test arrangement over yonder in 2014 and the previous summer, so I know English conditions entirely well. In any case, in province you get the opportunity to take in such a large number of things from your partners, the way of life is extraordinary and as an abroad player there will be obligation. In this way, it’s tied in with being certain,” he said.
“I am presently anticipating change to red ball cricket from white ball in light of the fact that after that we are going to West Indies for Test arrangement. So my attention is on playing great cricket and remaining positive,” Rahane included.