It’s an event that I’ve found tests your character and personality, while at the same time letting you know how deep you can swim. So all these factors are very exciting for me, he told Star Sports.
The fans are feeling a lot of emotions. For us, though, it is a game against a good team, a match against a very good team that has been performing very well in recent times. Pandya also said that in matches against teams like Pakistan, one should take informed decisions and not get carried away.emotions.
We try to ignore the outside noise and focus on how we can play good cricket. We can’t be too emotional because then some decisions might be rash and I don’t believe in that. But at the same time, it is a mega event. The Asia Cup is being held in the ODI format as a dress rehearsal ahead of the ICC World Cup to be held in India in October-November.
Talking about his approach to the format, Pandya said strategic thinking along with situational awareness play a crucial role.
You just have a little more time than you think. It’s a game where you have to adapt, you have to get used to the conditions because the game lasts for 50 overs and to beat a good team you have to play 100 overs of cricket.
For me as a cricketer, my mentality changes just from starting to prepare according to the requirements