T20 World Cup: England need to learn quickly from warm-up matches, says Jason Roy | Locust
England’s hard-hitting opener Jason Roy said the team needed to learn “very quickly” from their performances in the ongoing 2021 T20 World Cup warm-up matches.
England beat New Zealand on Wednesday in the warm-up match, but the team faced a loss to India.
Jason Roy said the discussion in the prep camp following the loss to India was about a quick learning curve ahead of their first T20 World Cup meeting.
“I think we played very well because it was our first game. Some of our players were playing after a very long time. And some had played in the IPL. So the discussion in the camp after the defeat we have to learn very quickly like in this competition every game counts, every ball counts, so we have to learn fairly quickly, ”said Jason Roy responding to a question from ANI.
Asked about the absence of Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer from the England squad for the 2021 T20 World Cup, Roy said: “It is certainly unfortunate that we don’t have Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer for the FIFA World Cup. T20 world, but we have an impressive squad for the tournament. The boys have trained extremely hard. We have players who are more than enough talented and they will be up to the occasion. “
Roy, who will play the iconic Delhi Bulls player in Abu Dhabi T10’s fifth season, said he was eager to learn from the tournament’s more experienced players.
“I think being the icon player is a great opportunity for me to go out there and show my skills. It’s a great pleasure and I’m very proud to be the icon player, but it’s not than a label. I’m always looking to learn from the more experienced players. There is no extra pressure on me, “said the Englishman.
Roy said the Delhi Bulls have an expressive squad for the coming season. “We have a few experienced and successful senior members on the team like Dwayne Bravo and Eoin Morgan.”
“I think Abu Dhabi T10 is one of those tournaments where you have to simplify things and go out there and express yourself. And our team will allow us to do that because we have a pretty expressive team, which is pretty exciting, “he added.
Speaking of his biggest responsibility for the Delhi Bulls this season, the opener said: “Going for points from ball 1 or the first above just came naturally to me and it will be. also my opener work in the T10 format. It will be my responsibility to get the team off the ground. Strike rate is probably the most important thing in T10. “
Roy added that he sees the T10 format as another skill set to learn.
“The T10 format is another skill set for us cricketers to learn and it’s exciting for me because I have played T20 from a young age and now I also have the chance to play in a T10 tournament. It’s a lot of fun watching the Abu Dhabi T10 and also participating in the tournament, “he signed.