India wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who is confident of a series win in SA, seems to have found out a new training method to prepare himself for the bouncy tracks of South Africa as India gear up to lock horns against the Proteas.
Wriddhiman Saha along with the whole team has enjoyed a very successful couple of years. The team is yet to lose a Test series under their skipper Virat Kohli and expectations are sky-high from the current side. India is yet to win a Test series in South Africa in six attempts, but high-flying Kohli & Co. have been widely tipped to end the nation long wait for a series win in the rainbow nation. However, the visitors will have their task cut out on the bouncy and fast tracks of South Africa.
And perhaps to counter the bounce and pace of the South African pitches, Wriddhiman Saha was practising with a baseball bat instead of a cricket bat during a training session. The official Instagram page of the Indian Cricket team posted a picture of the keeper-batsman holding a baseball bat and looking all set to smash the ball.
Meanwhile, ahead of the first Test which gets underway on January 5 in Cape Town, Cheteshwar Pujara insisted how important it is to leave the ball well on bouncy overseas tracks.
“It is important to leave the ball well, especially overseas. Once you move out of Asia, there is enough bounce in the pitches and that is the reason one should be able to leave the ball,” said Pujara after a practice session on Tuesday (January 2).
“It (the adjustment) is both technical and mental. The good thing is that most of the players have been here before. Personally, I have been here twice (2010-11 and 2013-14). It is about knowing your game, knowing t
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