Shreyas Iyer batted at number 4 in the ODI series against New Zealand this year, scoring 2 fifties and a century.
Team India middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer says that captain Virat Kohli is a role model for all youngsters, as he never gets tired. Always energetic like a lion. Iyer said this during an Instagram live chat on the official handle of the Delhi Capitals franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
He said, ‘Whenever Virat Kohli goes on the field, it feels like he is playing his first game. He never gets tired. He is always as energetic as a lion. ‘
Iyer told during the chat, “Whenever he (Virat) enters the field, you see him in a different body language. These are some good things to learn from them. ‘
Iyer said, “When he is talking or praising his teammates, then he really has an unprecedented feeling. She is a role model for all youth. ‘
Earlier this year, Iyer had a remarkable performance in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand. In that series, Iyer was successful in scoring two half-centuries and a century.
Iyer had scored 217 runs in that series. Before that, no Indian had scored so many runs while batting at number four on the bilateral series of 3 matches. Before last year’s ODI World Cup, Team India was facing a lot of difficulty regarding the number-4 batsman.
Iyer’s performance against New Zealand was decent. They feel that they have confirmed their place at this number. Iyer said, “If you have been playing at that place for India for a year, then you have confirmed your place. No more questions should be asked about this. Now it is wrong to ask this question. ‘
He said, “At a time when there is a debate on the number four, it is quite satisfying to perform at the same number and confirm your position.” However, Iyer also said that he can make any order according to the need of the team Are ready to bat.
He said, “When you are playing for India, you have to have the flexibility for any order. Meaning whatever team is needed. I think according to the situation I can bat on any order. ‘