Shreyas Iyer feels that he is flexible batting at any position in the ODI side

Shreyas Iyer feels that his batting position is going to be decided by the team management and is ready to take on any challenge thrown at him
Shreyas Iyer feels that he is flexible batting at any position in the ODI sideShreyas Iyer feels that he is flexible batting at any position in the ODI side
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Shreyas Iyer feels that he is "flexible" batting at any position as the team management wants him to. He has been included in the ODI squad for the tour to West Indies as India are looking to fill positions in the middle-order.

When asked about the number four slot , Iyer said, "We have got no idea. It's totally the management's decision. I can't go and say that I want to bat at number four and they would put me in that spot. It's not like that."

"It's going to be a vacant spot and they are going to definitely try and give chances to all the players in that position. Currently, no one is convinced with that position. Personally, I am not thinking about batting only at number four. I want to be someone who is very flexible batting at any number or if you go into any situation you should be able to grab that opportunity and make the best use of it."

Till date, the Mumbaikar has played 5 innings for the national side and has fared reasonably well in the limited opportunities that he has got. He has 210 runs from 5 innings at an average of 42 including two half-centuries.

The first ODI at the Providence Stadium in Guyana got washed out after 13 overs. Rain continued to spoil Team India's practice sessions on the eve of the second ODI.

"It’s going to be another two opportunities for me to make the best use of it. Hopefully this also doesn't rain off. We are hardly getting any net practice. I am eager to go out there and carry forward the momentum which I got from my India A matches. Looking forward to a good series finish," Iyer said.

He scored 187 runs from four innings in the one-dayers against West Indies A.

After completing a whitewash in the T20I series, Virat Kohli and his men will look to carry on the good work in the ODIs too.

On the eve of the second ODI, Iyer said, "The momentum is always on our side. The way the team is playing currently, it's totally amazing. If one doesn’t perform, the next one raises his hand and he takes the responsibility to take the happening throughout the year."

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