Indian Players Offered Business Class Seats To The Fast Bowlers
By CricShots - Nov 8, 2022 12:32 pm
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Going the extra mile and making sure that Indian pacers Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, and Arshdeep Singh get adequate legroom during the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia, head coach Rahul Dravid, captain Rohit Sharma, and former captain, Virat Kohli have come up with a noteworthy gesture for the Indian pacers. Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the men in blue outclassed Zimbabwe to secure the top spot in Group 2 of the competition on Sunday.

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The Indian team reached the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup as group leaders following their impressive win over Zimbabwe. Upbeat about wrapping fast bowlers in cotton wool after playing their crucial encounters at the T20 World Cup in Australia, the batting duo of Rohit-Kohli along with head coach Dravid have reportedly given up their business-class seats for the Indian pacers.

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After playing their final group fixture in Melbourne, the Indian contingent landed in Adelaide for their semi-final meeting with England at the World Cup. With the Indian team traveling back and forth in Australia, the think tank wanted fast bowlers to have a comfortable journey throughout their World Cup campaign.

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After arriving in Adelaide, as per the reports in the Indian Express, one of the support staff members said, “Before the tournament, we decided that since the pace bowlers clock the maximum mileage on the field day in, day out, they need to stretch their legs.”

As per the International Cricket Council (ICC) standards, teams have four business-class seats which are usually allotted to the coach, captain, vice-captain, and manager.

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in the Super 12 stage of the tournament, the Indian team gathered 8 points from 5 matches in the T20 World Cup 2022. Finishing ahead of South Africa, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, India has set a date with former world champions England in the semi-finals. India will meet the Jos Buttler-led side for a place in the T20 World Cup final on Thursday.