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Sridhar hails India's fielding abilities

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is satisfied with team's performance in the ongoing ICC Men's World Cup. He believes that the players are very much committed to the game and are even ready to risk to save one run.

"The biggest thing is the attitude of the fielders where they put the team ahead of themselves. These are qualities you need to go out and win championships. They are willing to risk to save that one run, which is a great quality to have," Sridhar said during a press conference after India's match against got abandoned due to rain on Thursday.

This is the fourth game which got affected due to rain and both and have been handed one point each. Moreover, with the match being abandoned both the teams are still undefeated in the tournament.

Sridhar also said that the team possesses at the slip who have the ability to intimidate any batsman.

"We have a terrific in Rohit Sharma, and two guys, and Kedar Jadhav, who are very intimidating to the opposition. They can intimidate any batsman, and they are prowling in the 30-yard range. To complement that, we have a in Hardik Pandya, who can really help when needed," he said.

Apart from them, Sridhar is impressed with Yzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah as he said: "These are all the usual suspects, but we saw Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah crack it up in the last game, diving after bowling long spells and stopping runs."

Sridhar then put forward his view on Shikhar Dhawan, who sustained a thumb on Sunday, saying that throwing would not be a problem for him but his catching and will get affected due to the

"Throwing won't be a problem, but definitely the impact while fielding and catching [will], especially as he is a slip That can be an issue. We will test him out with lighter balls first and gradually move on to the ball and see how it goes from there, but, yes, that will be a challenge," he said.

will now face at Old Trafford Ground on June 16.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 00:54 IST
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