Srikar Bharat has termed the No. 3 position as a beautiful spot to bat. Bharat has termed the No. 3 position as a beautiful spot to bat in T20 cricket. If the one-down batter can keep the scoreboard moving at a fair pace. He can set up the game great for the other big-hitters in the team. Bharat has been given the crucial role of batting. At No. 3 in the second phase of the Indian Premier League by the RCB management. On Wednesday, he played a key role in RCB’s seven-wicket win. Over the Rajasthan Royals in Dubai, scoring 44 off 35 balls. He featured in a 69-run stand with Glenn Maxwell as Bangalore chased 150 with ease.
Bharat played a key role in RCB’s seven-wicket win. Over the Rajasthan Royals in Dubai, scoring 44 off 35 balls. Also, he featured in a 69-run stand with Maxwell as Bangalore chased 150 with ease. He was about the challenges of batting at No. 3 and the message given to him by the RCB think-tank.
“No. 3 is always a beautiful spot to bat. It asks a lot of questions if you are not ready for it. At RCB, we have always focused on keeping the strike going and getting busy right from ball one. The little things of calling well, running well, and rotating the strike – All these pointers play a huge role in building up a partnership. At No. 3, if you can keep the scoreboard ticking at 8-9 per over, you have a good pace,” Bharat stated.
Srikar Bharat added that if a No. 3 does his job well. Also, the task automatically becomes easier for the batters coming in.
“You have people like Maxi Maxwell and AB de Villiers coming at the death or say after 12 overs. You have those wickets in hand and you can go all out towards the end of the innings. So the message was clear – I should get a partnership going and we are sticking to it,” Bharat said.