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Breaking: Team India vice-captain Cheteshwar Pujara to carry ‘fearless mindset’ from England into NZ Tests

Breaking: Workforce India vice-captain Cheteshwar Pujara to hold ‘fearless mindset’ from England into NZ Exams | Cricket Information

Cheteshwar Pujara has been elevated to the place of vice-captain with Ajinkya Rahane taking on the reins of the Indian group for the primary Check towards New Zealand in Kanpur starting Thursday (November 25). Pujara was one of many lynchpins of India’s success within the Check collection in England earlier this yr, which Virat Kohli’s facet are presently main 2-1 with the fifth and ultimate Check rescheduled for 2022 resulting from COVID-19 outbreak in Indian camp.
Pujara notched up 227 runs within the 4 Exams towards England in the summertime together with 91 within the third Check at Leeds and 61 within the 4th Check on the Oval. “My mindset was much more completely different within the England Check collection, I used to be much more fearless. There was not a lot change in method. Up to now preparations for the New Zealand collection has been good and I’ll look to hold that very same fearless mindset towards the Kiwis as nicely,” Pujara mentioned throughout a digital media interplay from Kanpur on Tuesday (November 23).
The Indian batter just isn’t involved in regards to the added duty of being vice-captain for the Kanpur Check. Kohli is predicted to be again for the second Check in Mumbai.
“Added duty will be good and cam typically work in your favour. Whilst a senior participant within the facet, I used to share my inputs with the think-tank usually,” Pujara mentioned.
The Saurashtra batter hasn’t seen a lot cricket for the final three months since he didn’t play a single IPL 2021 match and wasn’t a part of the Indian T20 facet as nicely. “Though I didn’t play any match, I used to be a part of an IPL group (Chennai Tremendous Kings). I went to observe with CSK and skilled with them usually. We additionally had a five-day camp in Mumbai to arrange for the NZ collection which has been actually good,” he added.
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