India had a forgettable Test collection in New Zealand. The aspect led by Virat Kohli suffered a 2-zero defeat after an insipid allround peformance. India’s batting line-up left lots to be desired with the guests managing to cross the full of 200 solely as soon as in 4 innings. India’s center-order Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, on Monday, mirrored on the poor collection, and talked about his biggest regret on the tour.
Speaking in an interview to Indian Express, the suitable-hander mentioned: “For me, the biggest regret is the shot that I played during the second Test where I tried to pull. I don’t usually. I never play that kind of a shot.”
Pujara was speaking about his fall within the first innings in Christchurch the place he tried to play a hook in opposition to Kyle Jamieson. He tried to pull the ball from exterior off on a brief one from the Kiwi seamer, and he bought a prime edge on the ball, which went straight to BJ Watling at backward sq. leg.
The second got here after Pujara’s first fifty within the New Zealand Test collection, and he was trying good on the time, batting on 54. “It happened instinctively. I still rue it, I wonder how it happened. Once I am set, I never give my wicket away,” the batsman mentioned.
Overall, the 33-year-previous had a forgettable collection, through which he managed to attain simply 100 runs in 4 innings at a mean of 25.
Meanwhile, India’s ODI collection in opposition to South Africa this month was suspended within the wake of coronavirus pandemic outbreak. The first ODI between the 2 groups was washed out and not using a ball being bowled, and the 2 remaining ODIs in Lucknow and Kolkata have been known as off.