Veteran India batter Cheteshwar Pujara stated he’s having fun with studying from Rahul Dravid, saying the India head coach does not complicate issues and tries to maintain it easy within the dressing room.
Cheteshwar Pujara stated he has discovered loads of issues from working with Rahul Dravid over time and the previous India captain is ready to keep a relaxed ambiance within the Indian dressing room after taking up as head coach.
Pujara is all set to return to the Check aspect for the rescheduled fifth Check in opposition to England in Birmingham after having been dropped for the Check sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka at house. Pujara fought his means again to the Check crew after scoring aplenty in county season throughout his stint with Sussex. Pujara scored 720 runs in 5 matches which included 4 lots of, together with a double hundred.
Pujara has been coaching with the Indian Check crew in Leicestershire after arriving within the UK on June 16 with the remainder of the Check regulars.
Recalling his first assembly with Rahul Dravid, Pujara advised BCCI: “Rahul Bhai has at all times been an inspiration for me. After I first met him in 2007, he was main the India crew. He got here to Rajkot. That was my first interplay with him as a younger child.
“After that, I’ve at all times been in contact, I’ve discovered so many issues from him as a cricketer after I was taking part in with him and even after he retired and coached India A crew, he has at all times been useful.
“He at all times retains easy, he has nice concepts about batting, he does not complicate issues. It is at all times good to be taught from him, it is at all times good to work with Rahul Bhai. It is a good surroundings to be in, even once we performed right here in 2021, when Ravi (Shastri) Bhai was round, the way in which the fellows performed (was improbable),” he added.
‘ONE OF THE BEST VICTORIES’
Notably, Dravid shall be in-charge of the Indian cricket crew for the fifth and closing Check of the sequence in England, which India led 2-1 earlier than the ultimate Check was postponed resulting from Covid-19 considerations within the Indian camp in Manchester. Ravi Shastri was instrumental in his function as head coach as India performed fearless cricket beneath captain Virat Kohli.
This time round, Rohit Sharma will lead India within the closing Check after having taken over from Virat Kohli because the full-time Check captain earlier this 12 months.
Dravid joined the Check crew earlier this week after finishing his duties with the T20I crew in a 5-match sequence in opposition to South Africa at house.
Pujara didn’t maintain again as he stated India have arrived in England to ensure they script a memorable victory and seal the sequence.
“I’m certain guys are wanting to do the identical factor once more, if we will win this match and win the sequence on English soil, it is going to be among the best victories India has had,” he added.