What can the Indian T20 team gain from the IPL 2023 performances

Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma (L) and Jaydev Unadkat celebrate during the 2nd T20 cricket match of NIDAHAS Trophy between India  and Bangladesh at R Premadasa cricket ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday 8 March 2018.

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The T20 season has several lessons for the India side. Here’s what they should take out of it for the coming internationals. 

The right approach to batting

Rohit Sharma, while discussing Mumbai Indians’ performance, said that there is no longer a space for anchor batters in a T20 team.

The statement from the Indian captain came as music to many Indian T20 cricket followers, who were left frustrated by the Indian team’s conservative batting approach in the World T20 and the Asia cup in 2022.

A quick look at the Chennai SuperKing’s scorecard in the finals will reveal the modern template of T20 scoring; 26, 47, 32, 27,19,0 and 15 are the scores of the batters.

Nobody made a big 100 or a 50; they did not even try to play long. All of them, except Dhoni, made these runs at 150+ strike rates and three at 200+ strike rates. One can see this pattern in many of the games in this IPL 2023. Teams made 200+ runs regularly, many times without big 50s or 100.

Ironically, teams that scored runs with one big hundred dominating the innings fo

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