It has been a sensational series so far for the Indian National Team skipper Virat Kohli. Be it as a batsman or as a skipper, Virat Kohli has been a class apart. Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara showers words of praise of Virat Kohli for his tremendous consistency with his willow across the formats.
Of late, Cheteshwar Pujara has also been the great performer for India. In fact, he scored many match-winning knocks than Virat Kohli as far as the Test format is concerned. The flamboyant batsman wants to repeat the similar stuff for the team by tackling the West Indies bowling attack on the tricky surfaces.
The role will be similar in future – Cheteshwar Pujara
Speaking to Hindustan Times, Cheteshwar Pujara revealed quite a few interesting aspects of his game and the change of attitude for the Indian team across the formats. Further, he doesn’t want to link his records in Australia to the West Indies, as there is a lot of difference for both the series.
Besides hailing Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara believes that he also finished his task with equal responsibility in the recent past. He wants to repeat the same in the future series for India as well.
”Well, as a top-order batsman you are always under pressure, you always have to play with responsibility, Virat has been doing that with great consistency over the last few years. I have done that in the past too and I’m sure the role will be similar even in future,” Cheteshwar Pujara said.
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Our bowling has improved –
Further, highlighting the reason for India’s success in the Test format, Cheteshwar Pujara firmly believes that it is the bowling lineup of India, which changed the fate of the team. He quoted that the great pool of bowling for the Indian team is helping the country to achieve big things in Test format.
”It has been a collective effort. Our bowling has improved a lot. We have a lot of back-ups when it comes to fast bowling. There is some good experience in the spin bowling and batting department, everyone has been doing well in their department. Overall, the progress of the Indian team looks good,” he added.
Cheteshwar Pujara has already started the tour on a fantastic note by smashing a century in the practice game. His form is going to be crucial for India, as a lot will depend on his batting against tough Windies’ bowling attack.