Cheteshwar Pujara, the leading batter for India, attributed his success in the two-match test series against Bangladesh to the time he spent playing cricket at the first-class level.
The batter who batted in the middle order scored 192 runs during the series, including both a hundred and a fifty. As a result of his contributions, India’s victory over the home team was judged to be the best of the series, and he was awarded the title of player of the series.
Cheteshwar Pujara stated that he had been putting a significant amount of effort into improving his game while simultaneously scoring tonnes in first-class cricket. In addition, he stated that the series was a tough one, despite the fact that India won it 2-0.
“It has been a very exciting and contested series thus far. I have been putting in a lot of effort to improve my game. Because I had a lot of first-class cricket experience and then put in a lot of practise time to improve my game, I was able to hit a lot of runs “explained Cheteshwar Pujara.
He emphasised the significance of breaks by stating that the time off between test matches provides players with the opportunity to be ready for the next contest. In addition to that, he emphasised the significance of being mentally ready before each game.
“When there is sufficient time in between test matches, it is beneficial for your preparation. Playing in first-class cricket, in my opinion, is one of the most crucial ways to advance.
You need to get your mind in the correct place, and I feel that if you are psychologically tough and prepare adequately, you’ll do well “stated by the person holding the right hand
At the beginning of the first session of the fourth day of the test match, India’s score was 74/7, and Shreyas Iyer and Ravichandran Ashwin were the last recognised batting duo. This put India in a precarious situation. Despite this, the Indian side was successful in their pursuit, finishing with three wickets to spare and taking a 2-0 lead in the series.
Ravichandran Ashwin (42 runs not out) and Shreyas Iyer (29 runs not out) put together an undefeated 71-run partnership on the fourth day of the final test match of the two-match test series against Bangladesh, which helped India win the contest.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz bowled exceptionally well and collected five wickets, however the home team was unable to prevail in the test despite his efforts. The triumph in the test series gave the men wearing blue their 16th consecutive victory across Asia.