Nicholas Pooran confident World Cup runs will come. "It’s just for me to refocus now, hit the nets, work hard and plan."

By October 13, 2021

Nicholas Pooran said he is not worried about his form and expects to be back to scoring runs once the T20 World Cup begins later this month.

The 26-year-old Trinidadian had a poor run in the IPL for the Punjab Kings scoring just 85 runs in 11 innings, averaging a disappointing 7.72 runs. However, in a media session on Wednesday after a training session, the West Indies vice-captain said he has a handle on the situation.

“It’s just for me to refocus now, hit the nets, work hard and plan. Simple as that,” he said.

He said he identified why he failed to spark in the IPL.

“I just felt like in the IPL it’s gone and it's done for me. I just felt like I have to refocus and go again,” he said. “Personally, I have let myself down in terms of not sticking with my process long enough. I felt like I rushed for results a lot and paid the price for it and you could see that in my scores.”

The West Indies open their quest for a third T20 world title when they take on England on October 23 in Dubai.

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