One good IPL can change a player’s career: Vijay Shankar


With the IPL ‘postponed indefinitely’, it’s a big blow for cricketers hoping to make it to their National groups for the ICC World T20 scheduled to be held in Australia later this yr.

India all-rounder Vijay Shankar feels that the IPL can make or break a profession.

Speaking to The Hindu on Tuesday, Vijay mentioned, “It is an important tournament because it is the time you only play T20 for close to two months. One good IPL can change a player’s career, and it is a bit frustrating [to miss out on it]. More than the selection, as players we just want to play cricket.”

The 29-year-old had achieved effectively in white-ball cricket for Tamil Nadu final yr. Though he got here up with some good efforts throughout India-A’s tour of New Zealand, he feels he may have achieved higher. “I played well but I wish I could have finished a few more games in New Zealand. On a similar tour before the 2019 World Cup, I did do that — that’s how I got into the National team.”

Even although he has the ability to coach at house, Vijay has been handicapped by the truth that he has to repair sure issues to get began. Instead, he’s specializing in sustaining his health. “I do a one-hour session in the morning and evening with a few friends on video call, so we motivate each other.”

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