Azharuddin says Kohli or Shastri ought to have held press convention after defeat

Indian skipper Kohli (R) speaks to coach Ravi Shastri. Photo: AFP
Indian skipper Kohli (R) speaks to educate Ravi Shastri. Photo: AFP

Former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin mentioned Tuesday that captain Virat Kohli or coach Ravi Shastri ought to have addressed the media after the workforce’s loss to New Zealand this Sunday. 

This was mentioned by the previous cricketer throughout a dialogue the Men in Blue’s efficiency on ABP News.

Speaking on the workforce’s determination to ship Jasprit Bumrah for the post-match press convention, Azharuddin mentioned it was vital to face the media after defeats as nicely.

“You can’t just attend press conferences after victories, you must give an explanation for defeats too. Sending Bumrah for the press conference was not right. Either the captain or the coach should have come for the presser or someone from the coaching staff,” he added.

When requested whether or not Kohli and Shastri had intentionally averted the powerful questions, Azharuddin mentioned there isn’t a have to be ashamed of defeats.

“If you lose a game or two, there’s nothing to be ashamed of. But the captain or the coach must come and explain to the nation why the team lost. How can you expect Bumrah to answer these questions?” he puzzled.

Azharuddin mentioned if the captain or the coach is able to face the media after profitable a sport, then they need to accomplish that when the workforce goes by ” a rough phase”.

India as soon as once more did not put up a powerful present a few days in the past in opposition to New Zealand. After its top-order misfired, the Indian batsmen managed to solely put up a mediocre 110/7 off their 20 overs which was chased efficiently by the Black Caps with eight wickets to spare.

India struggling ‘bubble fatigue’, says Jasprit Bumrah

During the press convention on Sunday, quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah admitted the Indian cricket workforce is present process “bubble fatigue” as they’ve been on the street for the previous six months or so.

When requested if the workforce have been fatigued after the IPL season, which concluded per week earlier than the World Cup, Bumrah instructed reporters: “Absolutely, sometimes you need a break. You miss your family. You’ve been on the road for six months.

“So all of that generally play on the again of your thoughts. But if you end up on the sector, you do not consider all these issues…clearly staying in a bubble and staying away from your loved ones for such an extended time period does play a job.

“The BCCI also tried their best to make us feel comfortable … It’s a difficult time. There’s a pandemic going on, so we try to adapt but sometimes bubble fatigue, mental fatigue also creeps in.” 


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