Yuvraj on Iyer: ‘Need Better Thinking’ After India’s Top-Order Collapse vs AUS in WC

Yuvraj Singh singled out Shreyas Iyer after India’s batters compiled an unfavorable ODI record against Australia.

Before Virat Kohli and KL Rahul completed India’s incredible comeback at the Chepauk on Sunday, Rohit Sharma and company were about to suffer a humbling loss in their ICC World Cup 2023. India’s World Cup drought was expected to end at home, but after 1.6 overs, Rohit Sharma’s team was struggling at 2-3. Shreyas Iyer came under fire on social media after Team India lost three of their best hitters and recorded the second-lowest total in World Cup history. Legendary all-rounder Yuvraj Singh made the criticism known.

Following India’s startling mini-batting meltdown, the 2011 World Cup winner talked candidly about the position of the No. 4 batter in India’s lineup on X (previously known as Twitter). In addition, the former Indian all-rounder felt that KL Rahul, the wicketkeeper-battler, ought to have batted before Iyer. Three of India’s top four scorers were out for ducks for the first time in ODI cricket history.

Need better thinking from Iyer’

“The fourth batsman needs to take the strain! When the team is attempting to rebuild their innings, @ShreyasIyer15 needs to think more clearly! I’m still baffled as to why @klrahul isn’t batting at number four. following a century against Pakistan! Australia could suffer a great deal if @imVkohli is dropped; the king has the ability to win the game. It’s game on! exclaimed Yuvraj.

Yuvraj was right when he predicted that Kohli would make a drop catch, and the former captain of India took full advantage of the lifeline to smash a brilliant blow against Australia. The 34-year-old put up an explosive 85 off 116 balls, and Rahul finished unbeaten at 97 (115) to ensure India defeated the five-time world champions by six wickets. At the MA Chidambaram Stadium, in the fifth and final game between the two teams, former India captain Virat Kohli broke numerous records.

‘King Kohli at his best’

“Excellent innings under duress to restore the team’s momentum! deserved to reach 100, the peak of King Kohli’s abilities Well done on the World Cup campaign’s start! By @imVkohli, Yuvraj continued. Gluveman Rahul’s incredible 97 off 115 balls against Australia earned him the title of Player of the Match. In the ninth encounter of the ICC World Cup, Rohit’s India will take on Afghanistan at Arun Jaitley Stadium on Wednesday, following their crushing of Australia in their opening game of the tournament.

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