One game doesn’t make you bad players of short balls, says Ajinkya Rahane
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 11, 2020 7:33:49 pm

Ajinkya Rahane tries to drag a short ball on the New Zealand tour (AP Photo)

Ajinkya Rahane has stated an excessive amount of is being made of the shortcoming of Indian batsmen to play short-pitched deliveries. He stated that the crew’s lack of success in the Test series in New Zealand was not resulting from technical fallibilities of the batsmen however was as a substitute as a result of of the wind issue, a singular issue within the nation.

“People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well, one game doesn’t make you bad players of short ball,” Rahane advised reporters in Mumbai on Wednesday.

“They (NZ bowlers) used the breeze factor very well because in New Zealand it was biggest factor, cutting the angle and pace,” he defined.

There have been lots of questions requested of the Indian crew after they failed to indicate combat in both of the 2 Tests in New Zealand, however Rahane identified that this was the primary time India had misplaced a collection because the begin of the Test Championship.

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Rahane himself has been under fire for managing to attain  91 runs at a mean of 21.50 within the collection. Rahane, the Indian Test crew vice-captain, was the best scorer in India’s first innings within the 1st Test with a rating of 46, however had disappointing scores after that. His strike fee was within the 30s within the 1st Test however dropped into the 20s within the 2nd Test.

“I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep into that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved, One bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team,” Rahane stated on the criticism.

(With PTI inputs)

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