Mitchell Marsh assured Australia can be up and about for India problem after Afghanistan loss

Mitchell Marsh has backed Australia’s big-game mentality to return to the fore towards India after their first-ever defeat to Afghanistan left their T20 World Cup 2024 hopes in jeopardy amid query marks over one other lackluster fielding show.
Australia have a really brief turnaround as they play the day recreation in St Lucia on Monday – following a end of near midnight in St Vincent – and even a victory will not be sufficient to succeed in the semi-finals, which exhibits how rapidly a marketing campaign that had been working easily could be rocked: had they overwhelmed Afghanistan, progress would have been confirmed together with India.

What’s near must-win cricket in World Cups isn’t a brand new expertise to Australia – they had been successfully in that mode for a lot of the ODI version final 12 months after a poor begin – and Marsh was assured they might dig deep once more.

“We have now a whole lot of perception in our group,” Marsh stated. “We’re an excellent cricket group. Sure, tonight we had an off night time, however I suppose there’s additionally a constructive in the truth that in 36 hours we go once more. I believe if you happen to look again on the brief historical past of this group, I do know for a indisputable fact that it brings out the most effective in our guys, so the boys will definitely be up and about for it.”

“It is all about trusting ourselves,” he added. “We have got an excellent bunch of individuals and I imagine our greatest is up there with the most effective. So, we have to deliver that on no matter day it’s in a few days’ time and transfer ahead fairly rapidly.”

For the second time in three matches, Australia had been poor within the discipline with 5 missed catches – none of which had been straightforward – and a stumping from Matthew Wade, plus some poor groundwork as they had been put below stress by Afghanistan’s working between the wickets.

“…finally, we’ve 36 hours to show it round and I nonetheless imagine that our greatest is superb within the discipline.”

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“We definitely pleasure ourselves on our fielding,” he stated. “Cannot query the boys placing within the work. I believe it is no totally different to another talent set. We put within the work, we did not execute within the discipline tonight and finally it performed an element in us shedding the sport.

“I believe we do not need to have too many off nights within the discipline however I additionally imagine that at our greatest we’re an unbelievable fielding facet so it is simple to take a look at tonight and, sure, it was disappointing however finally, we’ve 36 hours to show it round and I nonetheless imagine that our greatest is superb within the discipline.”

In distinction, Afghanistan had been wonderful, most importantly with Noor Ahmad’s excellent catch to take away Glenn Maxwell when he was threatened to information the chase house.

“I believe in T20 particularly, a brief format, the place you make these small errors, it is fairly onerous so that you can come again,” Rashid Khan stated. “In ODIs, sure, you could have 50 overs the place you possibly can have the comeback. However in T20…you haven’t any area the place you possibly can come again once more into the sport. I believe fielding performs [as] essential function because the batting and bowling.”

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