Pacer Shardul Thakur left hammering behind in New Zealand and exuded confidence on Monday. He claimed that he would learn from his "mistakes" and work passionately to help India win the World T20.
Shardul has given away many runs in the last one-day international match against the Black Caps and has been criticized for his headstrong bowling. Later that year, he has the showpiece in Australia in view.
"Of course I have my eyes on the World Cup. The positive attitude that I bring into the game and the trust that I have, my passion for the game will help the team to win the World Cup or at least to work fairly. " "He told reporters here.
Shardul, who has 21 wickets of 15 T20Is, said it was important to play in the IPL and he would try to drive the momentum that he was winning in the cash-rich league by the end of March.
"In any case, the IPL is important and the momentum that we gain from the IPL will be of crucial importance in the future. The T20 are coming up in Sri Lanka and we are going to Zimbabwe after the IPL. Cup for the T20 World Cup. "
"Whatever we gain from IPL, it will be important and crucial for the future. We just have to push it forward in the tournaments after IPL," said Shardul after becoming the brand ambassador of & # 39; Tata Power & # 39; was appointed.
He will play for the Chennai Super Kings.
Shardul didn't have the best times in ODIs in New Zealand and he said he would take it as a learning experience.
"I will study my mistakes and see them as a learning experience. It was only my first trip to New Zealand and compared to the other players I didn't play that many games for India.
"I am currently in the phase where I am gaining experience and will try to make greater contributions to the team's cause in the future," he added.
Shardul said he always tries to cash in fewer runs after an expensive over.
"It's okay to run, not every time you bowl exceptionally. So I think if I do 20 runs in this over, how can I reduce it to 16, 14 or 15 (as) at the end it will make a difference of 5-6 runs.
"(If) we defend (then) in the last game, the team will have 16 runs instead of 10. Or if we bow first, we will have to do a lot fewer runs. I keep telling myself.
"You just have to keep your head up and keep trying and doing things," he said.
Shardul has recently won India games with his eyelash and he recalled that he has done this at school and university level in the past.
"I always thought I could beat and make useful contributions to the team. Whenever I played for my school, college or national team, the role never changes. When I play international cricket, my role remains the same.
"Whenever I play my batting on 08.09.07, I can get an opportunity. I just have to go outside, read the situation, play accordingly and get as many runs as possible," said Shardul.