Sanjay Manjrekar, former India batsman, drew consideration to Ajinkya Rahane’s string of low scores after the latter’s game-changing hundred in Melbourne Take a look at towards Australia final yr. Since Rahane’s knock of 112 on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) that helped India stage the sequence, the India vice-captain has had scores of 27*, 22, 4, 37, 24, 1 and 0 main as much as the first Test against England. “My subject with Rahane the captain is Rahane the batsman. After that 100 in Melbourne his scores are – 27*, 22, 4, 37, 24, 1 & 0. After a 100, class gamers carry their kind & carry the burden of gamers off form,” Manjrekar tweeted.
My subject with Rahane the captain is Rahane the batsman.
After that 100 in Melbourne his scores are – 27*, 22, 4, 37, 24, 1 & 0. After a 100, class gamers carry their kind & carry the burden of gamers off form. #INDvENG
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) February 9, 2021
Nevertheless, India skipper Virat Kohli wasn’t amused when he was requested about Rahane string of low scores because the MCG hundred.
When questioned about Rahane’s method of dismissal – he was bowled by James Anderson on Day 5 – Kohli retorted: “Look I received bowled as properly. If you’re attempting to dig one thing out, you aren’t going to get it as a result of there may be nothing.”
“Ajinkya, I’ve stated this many a instances up to now as properly (that) together with (Cheteshwar) Pujara, he’s our most vital Take a look at batsman and he continues to be as we consider in his talents and he’s an influence participant.
“If you’re speaking about MCG Take a look at, he stood up and scored 100 when the staff wished it essentially the most. You’ll be able to take a look at variety of innings and what occurs from thereon, the truth is we gained the sequence in Australia.”
England beat India by 227 runs within the first Take a look at in Chennai on Monday and took a 1-0 lead within the four-match sequence.
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