Workload management will come into effect in 2nd phase of IPL: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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first_imgWorkload management will come into effect in 2nd phase of IPL: Bhuvneshwar KumarBhuvneshwar Kumar said all the 2019 ICC World Cup-bound players have the mega tournament on their minds and their fitness is something they will look after in the second phase of IPL 2019.advertisement Press Trust of India RanchiMarch 7, 2019UPDATED: March 7, 2019 16:52 IST Bhuvneshwar Kumar said he was sure all IPL franchises will cooperate because World Cup was very important. (BCCI Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBhuvneshwar Kumar is a key bowler for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2019Bhuvneshwar said all the players need to remain fit for the World CupBhuvneshwar said if he feels the need to rest during the IPL, he will speak with his franchiseIndia’s World Cup-bound bowlers could pick and choose matches during the second phase of IPL as part of the workload management programme, senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar said Thursday.The Indian team management has been categorical in its demand that the troika of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s workload be effectively managed by franchises ahead of the World Cup starting May 30.Asked about the gruelling IPL schedule, Bhuvneshwar, who is Sunrisers Hyderabad’s key bowler, said: “That’s there in our minds. It will come into play after the first half of IPL, six-seven matches then we can know how we can approach the second half of IPL and what we need to do to remain fit for the World Cup.”Yes, it [World Cup] is there on our minds but we’ll look after [our fitness] in the second half of IPL,” replied Bhuvneshwar, making it clear that it will also be a prerogative of the players and their discussions with franchises.Recently, Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore said that there had been no communication from the BCCI with regards to workload management.Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad had said that talks were on to chalk out a feasible plan.Bhuvneshwar said that if he feels tired, he will take rest, but only after taking the franchise into confidence.”There isn’t a surety for anything. Yes there is something which is mind, if I feel that you know if I feel that I am tired, then we can take rest. So of course it upto the franchise.”advertisementThe pacer is hopeful that each and every franchise will have the Indian team’s interests in mind.”I am sure they will cooperate with each and every player because WC is a very important thing for us and BCCI may also talk to them,” he said, adding that it is for “every player playing World Cup”.Also Read | Chennai Super Kings to begin full-fledged preparation from March 16Also Read | Rajasthan Royals camp gets underway in MumbaiAlso Read | MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli respond to Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah in IPL 2019 banterFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Bhuvneshwar KumarFollow Sunrisers HyderabadFollow IPL 2019Follow Indian cricket teamFollow 2019 ICC World Cuplast_img read more

India vs Pakistan: Rohit joins Sidhu, Tendulkar and Yuvraj in elite World Cup list

Posted in nhlnlkaw on October 25th, 2019

first_imgIndia vs Pakistan: Rohit joins Sidhu, Tendulkar and Yuvraj in elite World Cup listWorld Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma started with a bang during India vs Pakistan in Manchester, by hitting a rollicking 50 thereby continuing his superb form against the arch-rivals since getting dismissed for a duck in Champions Trophy 2017 final Next view more view less commentary No data available! graphs India Today Web Desk ManchesterJune 16, 2019UPDATED: June 16, 2019 16:37 IST Rohit Sharma soaks in the applause after reaching his fifty (Reuters)HIGHLIGHTSRohit Sharma has hit 3 successive 50s in World Cup 2019He becomes the 4th Indian to achieve the featRohit had started the World Cup with a century against South AfricaIndian opener Rohit Sharma has added one more achievement in his already burgeoning pack of batting records during the World Cup 2019 game against Pakistan in Manchester. Rohit, who scored a century in India’s opening game of the tournament against South Africa, was batting on 61 off 52 balls at the time of publishing this article.But as soon as he reached his 50 off 34 balls, Rohit joined an elite list of Indian players who have hit 3 successive half-centuries in their 1st 3 innings of a World Cup. After his century against the Proteas, Rohit also hit a sublime 57 versus Australia.Navjot Singh Sidhu was the first to the landmark when he completed this feat during the 1987 World Cup. Next from India on the list is the legendary Sachin Tendulkar who repeated the deed in 1996 before all-rounder Yuvraj Singh mimicked him in 2011.Indian batsmen with 50+ scores in their first 3 inns in a World Cup:Navjot Singh Sidhu (in 1987)Sachin Tendulkar (in 1996)Yuvraj Singh (in 2011)ROHIT SHARMA (in 2019)#INDvPAK #PAKvIND #CWC19 Rajneesh Gupta (@rgcricket) June 16, 2019Rohit’s latest innings is a continuation of his supreme form against Pakistan since his dismissal for a duck in the 2017 Champions Trophy final. His scores in ODIs against Pakistan since then are: 52, 111* & 61* (and counting).Rohit and KL Rahul – who replaced Shikhar Dhawan as his opening partner – posted a century opening partnership, the first in World Cup matches against Pakistan.Also Read | India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul break Tendulkar-Sidhu World Cup recordAlso Read | India vs Pakistan, World Cup 2019: Bharat Army goes creative with Jay Jay Vijay ShankaradvertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow India vs PakistanFollow World Cup 2019Follow Rohit Sharma advertisement scorecardlast_img read more