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India vs New Zealand, 1st Take a look at: Wanting ahead to work with Rahul Dravid, says Cheteshwar Pujara | Cricket Information

KANPUR: Rahul Dravid‘s entry into the dressing room is a win-win scenario for Cheteshwar Pujara, whose sport is modelled on present India head coach’s tight defensive method.
“It is going to assist a lot of the gamers, particularly younger gamers who’ve labored with Rahul bhai throughout U-19 and India A days. Even skilled gamers like us, I’ve performed with Rahul bhai.
“I’ve labored with him throughout A collection, so all of us are trying ahead to his steerage. The quantity of expertise he has as a participant and coach of the crew, helps,” Pujara mentioned forward of the crew’s coaching session.
It wasn’t an alteration in method however a fearless method that has introduced the enjoyment again in batting for Pujara, who will not put undue strain of efficiency on himself.

Pujara insisted that not having a Take a look at hundred in three years does not perturb him so long as his 80s and 90s are coming in profitable causes.
Did he assume that his aggressive method in England Exams after dealing with criticism for ‘lack of intent’, helped him?
“Sure, I really feel so. On the subject of performing, the mindset was slightly completely different however with regards to method I do not assume there was a serious change in method. It was simply the method and I used to be slightly fearless which helps,” Pujara answered to a question from PTI forward of crew’s coaching session.
He did admit in a roundabout method that he was placing an excessive amount of strain on himself earlier, which has modified since he scored 91 and 61 at Leeds and Oval at an honest clip.
“You needn’t put an excessive amount of strain on your self and simply attempt to go there and benefit from the sport moderately than worrying an excessive amount of about what is going on round.
“That was the mindset throughout England collection. Up to now preparation has been good and experiences of taking part in in Indian circumstances will assist in the subsequent couple of Exams,” the senior batter, who will probably be vice-captain for the series-opener, mentioned.

For Pujara, lack of Take a look at hundred since January, 2019 is not an issue.
“So far as my hundred is anxious, when it has to occur it would occur. My job is to bat nicely for the crew and it isn’t that I have never been getting runs. I’ve acquired 80s and 90s. So long as I’m batting nicely and contributing for the crew, I’m not bothered about my hundred. It is matter of 1 innings,” he made it clear.
I might have nonetheless mentored juniors had I not been vice-captain
Pujara believes that added duty helps nevertheless it doesn’t imply that he won’t attain out juniors and not using a designation.
“Added duty can work in your favour as you may share expertise with children. Even when I’m not vice-captain, I attempt to share my experiences as a lot as I can and supreme focus is about Indian crew.”
Rahane is only one innings away from massive rating
His captain for the primary Take a look at, Ajinkya Rahane has not been in the most effective for kind for the final two years however Pujara is assured {that a} high quality participant like him will not keep quiet for a very long time.
“He is a good participant however there are occasions when a participant goes by means of robust occasions and that is a part of the sport. So there will probably be ups and downs however he’s a assured participant, one who works very laborious on his sport and I’m very positive and he is only one innings away from getting a giant rating.
“As soon as he will get a giant hundred, he’ll again in kind. He has been working laborious within the nets and I’ve been seeing the best way he has been batting. He’s in good contact,” Pujara mentioned.

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