Mumbai: Striking a assured half-century for Board President’s XI opposite a visiting South Africans in a two-day use game, wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha pronounced he is penetrating to make justification after an normal Test entrance opposite Sri Lanka in August-September.
Ojha done a intrepid 52 opposite a manly Proteas conflict led by Dale Steyn, who got a wicketkeeper held by Hashim Amla.
“I have been personification for a prolonged time in domestic cricket, so we have learnt from my mistakes and a mistakes we done in Sri Lanka. we will not get out by my mistakes,” pronounced a Madhya Pradesh actor after his 80-ball knock, laced with 7 fours and a six, during a Brabourne Stadium here.
Ojha’s fifty, opener Lokesh Rahul’s 72 and dual 40-plus innings by Karun Nair and Hardik Pandya helped a Board XI theatre a grand convene from a bad beginning, 27 for 3, to finish adult with a decent initial innings sum of 296.
Ojha, 32, was batting good in his entrance Test innings opposite Sri Lanka in a third compare of a array during a SSC belligerent before he got a rush of blood and got out to off spinner Tharindu Kaushal for 21.
He also done 35 in a second innings in a compare in that he transposed harmed initial choice stumper Wriddhiman Saha.
About today’s innings, Ojha pronounced it will give him a lot of certainty for his subsequent army during a batting crease.
“The hit is critical for me and for my certainty in innings building for a season. If we have some runs behind you, it’s easy to play subsequent game. It’s critical for a confidence,” pronounced Ojha after a day’s play.
He did not wish to speak about adversary for a India Test wicketkeeper’s mark with Saha.
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My concentration is on performance, if we perform (well) we am going to be happy.”
He complimented a South African spin conflict opposite whom he got a infancy of his runs today.
“They are all good. Off spinners are good and Imran Tahir. Offie (Harmer) was branch a ball,” he said.
Asked about rookie medium-pacer Nathu Singh, who bowled 3 overs and frequency done a opposition openers play a ball, Ojha pronounced a Rajasthan youngster bowled with good pace.
“He bowled quick. His line was a bit wayward, though a round was attack my palm (gloves) as he was bowling quick.”