Played an extraordinary innings against Sri Lanka in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 2 November. After being invited to bat first, India scored 358 runs. Setting Sri Lanka a target of 358, the fast bowlers subsequently bowled out the Lankan batsmen to give India a massive 302-run win, helping them qualify for the semi-finals.
Doull spoke about Iyer after the match. Said that Iyer is a batsman about whom there can be no doubt. He also said that the middle-order batsman plays high-risk shots and high-risk cricket to produce innings with the best strike rate. Notably, the 28-year-old scored 82 runs off just 56 balls, which included six sixes and three fours.
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“Shreyas Iyer has amazing pride in his role. You will get some high level performances and some low level performances. Iyer plays high-risk shots, he plays high-risk cricket because he wants to score runs quickly. Want.” High strike rate, and I think he’s quite comfortable playing that role,”
The 54-year-old also praised Shubman Gill and said that Iyer and the openers have silenced their detractors with their innings in Mumbai. He said that Iyer played a good innings and with his performance India have now ticked all the boxes in the ongoing tournament. Apart from Iyer, Gill (92) and Virat Kohli (88) also made important contributions for India and both made an excellent partnership of 189 runs for the third wicket.
“You look at what the bowlers are doing, there was never any question mark. Shubman and Shreyas were the keys today. They silenced everyone. India have all the boxes ticked now. Shreyas played a really remarkable innings and a good performance. Did. Now he will move on knowing that he has played an innings of significant contribution and hence every box has been ticked,” the former cricketer said.