Indian batsman Mayank Agarwal could well make a comeback after one year into the playing XI in the test side and he will have to score consistently to keep his place. The right-hander was all set to get a chance in the playing XI against England in the five-match tests until he suffered a concussion injury in the nets session.
He was replaced by KL Rahul and the latter made use of the opportunity with some brilliant knocks that sealed a spot for him. It will now be up to who will partner KL Rahul in the test playing XI for the first game against New Zealand with options of Shubman Gill as well. Mayank Agarwal had an interview with TOI as reported and he had opined his views.
Mayank Agarwal To Focus On Preparations
Mayank Agarwal was questioned if he is nervous about making a comeback after one year and Agarwal noted that he is confident enough with the number of preparations being done. He added that he has belief in his own game and is not peppered by the occasion.
“I’m confident. We’re having a camp now. As a player, all we can do is prepare well, build a good frame of mind and work hard. I trust my skills and my game.” Mayank Agarwal told as reported by TOI
Mayank Agarwal Opines On Being Unlucky In The England Series
Mayank Agarwal mentioned that he wouldn’t take the concussion incident as bad luck and accepted it as a common thing. He added that he has moved on from it and is looking forward to a good series against England.
“See, I wouldn’t look into it as that. I would look into it and say that’s how it is. You know, that’s how things happen sometimes. You have your ups and downs. And that’s fine. I don’t think of it as bad luck or anything like that. That’s just part of life. Having the sort of thing that happened is is just a part of life. I’ve taken it well in my stride and I’ve moved on from it.”