No technical flaws in my game: Pujara
Pujara lost place in the playing XI in the Indian Test side after a below par show in England and Australia Test series and has been struggling to regain his spot. Experts had opined that Pujara had technical flaws in his game and that is why he struggled to perform in overseas conditions.
Pujara, who will lead Indian A in the unofficial Test series against Australia A, is confident that his run drought will end soon. “Having played in Yorkshire is definitely going to help me because of the conditions are challenging,” Pujara said ahead of the four-day match. “Technically you need to be correct and concentration level has to be up to the mark to score runs over there. There is not a major change I have done in my technique. It is more about mental preparation and correcting few things which will help me in my batting. It was just a phase that I have not scored many runs,” the youngster added.
“Overall, if you see my career, I have scored runs with the same technique. There is nothing wrong with my technique and I just need to stick to what I know. I will be working hard on my game and hopefully I will get some success.”
Pujara is confident that he will be able to score in the new assignment. “I want to enjoy my cricket wherever I play. I want to score runs and help the team succeed. Here, I have added responsibility leading the team and guiding the players. I have been batting well in the nets and I hope I will be able to score some runs in the game.”
Pujara also said, “As a cricketer whether I am in playing eleven or not, I have got to improve. That is what I look to do. To be in playing eleven is not in my hands. What I am going to do is to improve my game. Ultimately, I will get my opportunities. I just need to be patient and keep working on my game.”