‘Players will have to start running, skillwork at home state grounds’: Bharat Arun
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Updated: June 6, 2020 7:45:53 pm


Bharat Arun throughout coaching. (Source: File Photo)

With inter-state journey nonetheless banned due to the coronavirus-forced lockdown, Indian cricketers will have to avail the grounds of their respective home states to bask in operating and deal with their skillwork, stated nationwide bowling coach Bharat Arun.

Confined to their houses since a nationwide lockdown was enforced to comprise the well being disaster, the Indian cricketers have not been ready to bask in operating which is a vital a part of their health regime.

“Partially now the lockdown is lifted but inter-state travel is going to be a problem. What the players are going to do is, they will be going to their respective hometown, the grounds that are available, they would do their running and they would also combine it with skill-work,” Arun stated in ‘Lockdown But Not Out’ sequence by FanCode.

Arun stated gamers will take at least a month and a half to obtain match health and hoped BCCI can conduct a event earlier than they play worldwide cricket.

“It’d take us at least 6-8 weeks for us to play international matches, whereby we’d be first working on the skill, and fitness in the camps and then we’ll progress onto match simulations, and hopefully the BCCI can organize a tournament just before we play the international matches, that would be great for us,” he stated.

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The 57-year-old stated the lockdown was a chance for the bowlers to recuperate from niggles and work on their health.

“I’m not worried about the bowlers because they’ve had ample time in the last 2 months, to work on strength and their fitness,” he stated.

“Very rarely does an international cricketer, especially our bowlers, would get this kind of time to work on their fitness. Also, it is a wonderful opportunity for them to get over the little niggles, that they may have got over the long season.”

The former all-rounder stated he has no doubts that the gamers will be raring to go as soon as the camp begins.

“I’m very confident that when we regroup, they would be raring to go mentally and physically. They would be really raring to go and that augurs well for them,” he stated.

Talking about India’s semifinal exit at final 12 months’s World Cup, Arun stated: “Yes, the World Cup loss nonetheless hurts us, it’s nonetheless hurting us and we’ll most likely go all out to see that we go away no stone unturned in our preparation to be sure that we do exceptionally effectively within the World Cup.

“To win a World Cup, I think we need to really plan well and how far we execute our plan.”

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