India's Mohit wary of 'slog overs' pressure

India's Mohit Sharma warms up during a training session in Hamilton, on March 9, 2015India seamer Mohit Sharma warned on Monday that the defending World Cup champions’ razor-sharp attack will only be judged fully once they are exposed to a desperate, late innings assault. India have already qualified for the quarter-finals after seeing off Pakistan, South Africa, the UAE and West Indies and a win over Ireland at Seddon Park on Tuesday will guarantee top spot in Pool B. The pace trio of Mohammad Shami (nine wickets), Umesh Yadav (six) and Sharma (six) have been instrumental in their team’s success, but Sharma is still braced for potential run gluts in the closing overs of matches. Sharma said the shorter boundaries in New Zealand will not be a concern despite India having played all four games so far in Australia, at the major Test venues of Adelaide, Melbourne and twice in Perth.

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