The batting mentor of the Indian cricket crew, Vikram Rathour said that veteran players Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are giving their best for the country. Rathour likewise thought that both the hitters have been in great touch with the willow close by.
Vikram Rathour repeated that Pujara has played some significant thumps for the Indian side before, and many hitters have not scored runs in testing batting conditions in South Africa. The batting mentor likewise added that the Indian side will stay patient with both the veterans.
“Taking everything into account, they are making an honest effort, they are putting forth a valiant effort. Rahane was in great touch however sadly, he got out, so has Pujara. Pujara in past has played some significant innings for us, you see these are testing conditions, very few individuals have scored runs here.
We should be patient as long as they are making an honest effort, giving their best as a training unit we are fine. Is it true or not that we are getting anxious? Not at this stage, I think,” said Rathour as cited by India Today.
Cheteshwar Pujara neglected to contribute in the two innings of the first Test
Cheteshwar Pujara neglected to contribute for the Indian side in the two innings of the first Test match against the South African side. While the right-given batting veteran was excused for a first-ball duck in the main innings, Pujara scored a 64-ball 16 in the subsequent paper.
Vikram Rathour scored a familiar 48 in the main innings and followed that up with a fast 23-ball 20 in the subsequent article. Going into the last day, South Africa actually requires 211 rushes to win with 6 wickets close by.