Before the Test series against Australia, former coach Ravi Shastri also suggested that Kohli and Rohit should play in Ranji Trophy, which would help in preparation.
Team India is very close to its biggest test of the domestic season. From February 9, the Indian team will start a four-match Test series against Australia in Nagpur. In such Team India Practicing hard. However, before this series, a question was also raised whether Indian players should not prepare themselves for such occasions by playing in tournaments like Ranji? Team India’s senior batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has given an answer on this and this answer is like a mirror for batsmen like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul.
The upcoming Test series against Australia is very important for Team India because the result of this series will decide whether the Indian team will be able to play in the World Test Championship finals to be held in June or not. In such a situation, batsmen like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma had a chance to play a match for their respective Ranji teams as the season is currently underway. Despite this, he played the last match of the ODI series against New Zealand, while the team had already won the series.
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In view of the poor batting of Indian players in Test cricket in recent times, former coach Ravi Shastri had also suggested but this did not happen. In an interview given to the Times of India, Pujara touched on this issue in gestures. However, when Pujara was asked what needs to be done to improve Ranji Trophy, the Indian batsman said,
Top players should play in Ranji Trophy whenever they get a chance. Players should give a lot of importance to it for their own best. It is very competitive.
Pujara also said that this will also benefit the teams, especially those teams which do not qualify for the knockouts as they will also get better if they get to play a few more matches in the presence of senior players.
Indian batsmen troubled in front of spinners
Its need, especially for batsmen, has increased a lot in recent times. This is because the top batsmen of Team India like Rohit, Kohli, Pujara and KL Rahul have faced difficulty in playing only against the spinners. This is surprising because Indian players have always been considered better batsmen of spin. Even then, Pujara has been playing matches with his team Saurashtra whenever he gets time, but Rohit and Kohli need to look ahead in this direction.