It was superb and good to see Ojha make a good comeback: Dravid

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Former captain and India A manager Rahul Dravid currently heaped regard on Pragyan Ojha, observant it was good to see a left-arm spinner play wearing a half sleeve shirt after being dangling for bootleg movement in Dec final year.

Ojha took 5 for 85 in a initial innings of Australia A and combined one wicket in a visiting team’s deficient second letter in a initial unaccepted ‘Test’ opposite India A, that finished in a pull here.

File design of Pragyan Ojha. ReutersFile design of Pragyan Ojha. Reuters

File design of Pragyan Ojha. Reuters

“It is unequivocally good to see him play with half sleeve T-shirt. He has taken a longhorn by a horn and pronounced demeanour we have zero to censor and we wish to play with a half sleeve T-shirt. He contingency be applauded for that as he has left and pronounced that we am assured with my action, we am assured in my bowling and assured adequate to wear a half sleeve T-shirt,” Dravid said.

“For me, that is a unequivocally good sign. He had lot of success personification for a country. A lot of cricket entrance up. The some-more he performs and a some-more he bowls good like this, he is going to keep pulling other people, who are in a India team,” he pronounced during a post-match press conference.

Ojha’s movement was privileged by a BCCI in Feb this year after he was tested again during a new contrast trickery during a Sri Ramachandra Medical College here following an endless visual programme.

“He was removing a round to turn. He bowled to a left handers as good with a rough. On a whole, it was superb and good to see him entrance back. It is not an easy thing to come back, it requires mental strength and restraint to be means to come back,” pronounced a former Karnataka batsman.

Elaborating on a specifics of Ojha’s opening in a match, Dravid said: “He sundry his speeds as well. He was means to realize that on a wicket like this, that is delayed and not helping, he has to energise his gait adult and was quicker by a air. Generally his control was good.”

Dravid also applauded immature batsman Shreyas Iyer, observant he was a certain and an aggressive player, who is approaching to urge with time.

“He is a certain and an aggressive actor and has got runs. He was one of a top scorers in a Ranji Trophy. He is personification in a sold manner. He, in fact, altered a movement of a diversion in a initial innings. On a delayed wicket like this, we come and change a movement is terrific. In general, he will keep learning,” pronounced a former skipper.

“He is a 21-year-old child and he is going to keep improving and learning. His healthy instinct is aggressive and privately we never reckon that he shies divided from that,” he added.

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Dravid shielded out-of-form batsman Cheteswar Pujara, observant there was zero wrong with his technique.

“I do not consider there was anything too wrong with Pujara’s game. When we play general cricket, there will be times when blow will be there. Sometimes things do not happen. we had watched and we do not consider there is anything wrong with his techniques,” pronounced a coach.

“It is also not easy for him given he finds himself out of a team. It is not easy when we are out and demeanour to come behind into a team. we consider he has still got a diversion and a technique and got a right temperament.

“I have seen him measure a shining 100 in Johannesburg, 100 in Mumbai on a block turner. To me, once he gets set his strike is discerning adequate and good. He is superb during rotating opposite spinners and winning them in his possess way. Maybe his form is a bit off though he is removing there,” resolved Dravid.

PTI

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