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Raina happy to score runs after Test failure

Raina happy to score runs after Test failure
Raina scored a half-century in the tri-series ODI against Australia after having bagged a ‘pair’ in his return to Test cricket after two years. India lost the Test series 0-2 but earned appreciation for fighting draws in the last two matches. “In Sydney I played my first Test after more than two years and didn’t score a run.

That hit me real bad. Everyone in the team tried to cheer me up saying ‘it’s okay, it was hard luck’. But I was really disappointed. I was just stunned. It felt like a bad dream. I had worked so hard for this opportunity and earned it after so long. It happened to me in England in 2011, I got a pair in the Oval Test and then did well in the ODIs. So, I had been in that situation before. But this time it was tougher because of how long I had waited for this chance. What helped me get over it was that we drew the Test. Had we lost it, it would have been devastating for me,” Raina told
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