Indian spin sensation, Ravindra Jadeja, exudes confidence in the nation’s cricket squad, firmly believing that they lack no obvious weaknesses as they compete in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
Having showcased an impeccable performance during India’s commendable victory over Australia in Chennai, Jadeja emerged as a standout, clinching the significant wicket of Steve Smith. The left-arm spinner registered an impressive 3/28 from his ten-over spell.
Reflecting on the team’s capabilities, Jadeja stated during his appearance on The ICC Review podcast, “There is nothing that we are weak in any particular area.” He further mentioned how thrilled he is to play his first World Cup on home soil, and praised the balance in the team across all domains.
The atmosphere at MA Chidambaram Stadium was electric, with over 30,000 ardent fans cheering for India in their World Cup opener. Expectations are set high for even larger turnouts as the tournament progresses.
Acknowledging the undeniable impact of the fans, Jadeja said, “The energy of Indian fans, their confidence, and their unwavering faith in us are incredibly high. Whenever we play in India, they turn out in such vast numbers that the entire stadium remains packed.”
Jadeja is eagerly looking forward to performing his best in front of the home crowd, adding, “I find it very exciting to play in the World Cup in front of the Indian crowd. Hopefully, we’ll perform well, reach the finals, and win the World Cup.”