Shreyas Iyer: We can't play in the T20 mode straightaway in fifty overs



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Shreyas Iyer: We can't play in the T20 mode straightaway in fifty overs

Shreyas Iyer was one of the bright spots of his team in the match against New Zealand. Although his team was not up to par, Iyer showed his qualities. "Reaching 307 from the position that we were in was a commendable effort," he said, as quoted by cricbuzz.com.

"Few things didn't go our way. It is a learning curve for us and hopefully we can go back and introspect and come back with new ideas," he added. Iyer was not satisfied with certain things and expects changes in the coming period.

"We can't play in the T20 mode straightaway in fifty overs because there is more time. One can plan his batting looking at the wicket and deciding in his mind what a par score would be. One needs to adapt. Fifty overs can change from time to time.

Sometimes there can be sunset, there can be dew on other times and you don't know how the wicket will play."

Kane Williamson and Tom Latham

Kane Williamson and Tom Latham were great and showed how much their team can count on the duo.

Both were focused, their moves amazed the audience and they are expected to continue like that. "They played fantastic knocks. They knew which bowlers to target. The way Latham took off in that over, I think that completely shifted the momentum towards them.

He wanted to come in and build that partnership. Since they have been playing together for so many years, I am sure they know their strengths and weaknesses pretty closely. I believe that partnership completely changed the scenario of the game and that was a crucial phase for us to get the wicket.

If we would have got one wicket, we would have been under the skin and the situation would have been completely different." We will see how both teams manage in subsequent matches.