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Step in right direction, most of them performed: Hrishikesh Kanitkar on U-19 Asia Cup win

Jan 3, 2022

Lead trainer Hrishikesh Kanitkar has said the Indian group’s victory in the U-19 Asia Cup is a stage right way with one as well as numerous players dominating before the ICC World Cup starts in the West Indies not long from now.

India reaffirmed their incomparability in the competition with a record eighth title as they pounded Sri Lanka by nine wickets in a downpour hit culmination standoff in Dubai on Friday.

“I believe it’s a positive development. What I felt is, similar to you said, a lot of individuals performed and we dominated matches,” Kanitkar told PTI over telephone from Dubai later the India Colts won the tournament.India’s just misfortune in the opposition came against most despised adversaries Pakistan who lost to Sri Lanka in the elimination rounds.

“We didn’t need to rely upon specific players just and according to the instructing perspective, that is dependably a decent sign, when more individuals add to a success and we don’t rely upon only a couple of players.

“In this way, starting there I’m fulfilled (and) it’s been awesome undeniable level matches likewise, and we have been tested in three out of four games or five games.

“It’s been up until this point extraordinary readiness as far as match practice, presently the large objective is the World Cup,” Kanitkar, who has played 2 Tests and 34 ODIs, added.

The India group will currently go to the West Indies for the World Cup, which is to be played from January 14 to February 5, and as indicated by Kanitkar, who has 10,400 runs from 146 five star coordinates, the Yash Dhull-drove group is approaching slowly and carefully.

“We are intending to approach slowly and carefully, not (think) excessively far ahead into the future, so when the quarantine is over in the West Indies, we will begin rehearsing and center around the training games first and take it forward that way,” said Kanitkar.

The U-19 young men hadn’t played any cricket for an extensive stretch of time because of the COVID-19 pandemic and in that background, Kanitkar named the Asia Cup win as “huge”.

“It’s exceptionally critical, it’s an extremely certain thing and one more test was that, they haven’t played collectively too, so you know joining together and playing as a group likewise was an objective and I think we have done that very well.And so way it is extremely huge that, you know, a gathering of players meeting up, having not played together previously, are gelling so well and consolidating so well.” Kanitkar has been related with the Bengaluru-based National Cricket Academy (NCA) and his first significant task was with the U-19 group.

“It is testing since it tests every one of your capacities as a mentor, your relational abilities with U19, more youthful young men, how you disclose to them, you know your choices that you can use with them, assuming choice A doesn’t work, then, at that point, you go to choice B, C, whatever it could be.

“There is degree to deal with their method too, you can chip away at player’s strategy at this age in the event that it isn’t as yet right.

“So this multitude of things matter and they are testing yet the job is additionally fulfilling on the grounds that the player grows directly before your eyes and it is workable for you to have an effect to a player and a group in a significant manner,” the previous left-given hitter expounded.

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