He worked hard, basically harder than before: How planning his own sessions helped Rahane for the challenge Down Under – cricket

Ajinkya Rahane demonstrated his skills in a series of ongoing tests against Australia. The Mumbai hitter proved why he was highly regarded in the cricket circle as he crushed a century in a difficult Melbourne arena. The bag was very important because India needed someone to anchor the Indian innings. Rahane scored 112 points in the lead in 1 inning and led India to victory in 2 innings.

Rahane became captain after Virat Kohli left for India. He led the guidance to his leadership in the field while playing Captain Knock with a bat.

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Rahane’s meticulous planning and execution of training sessions during the COVID-19 break was of great help in continuing to travel Australia, and his coach Pravin Amre said the game was the second test held in Melbourne, according to Rahane’s tenacious 112 Became the cornerstone of India’s famous victory.

When asked what message to convey to Rahane before the tour, Amre just told her colleague Mumbaikar to keep things simple.” We don’t think of multiple tours at once. We try to join one tour at a time, we do one tour at a time and basically do our best. And that’s what Ajinkya did,” former Indian player Amre told PTI.

Amre, who scored 100 points on his Test debut in Durban, said Rahane should be credited with visualizing what he will face in Australia.

“This year (2020) should be given special credit to him (Rahane). That’s because, as most coaches, we plan and practice sessions, but during this particular COVID’s tough times he planned his session and worked hard. , It was basically harder than before. Because I practiced two sessions rather than once.” But that’s the little little things he worked on. He visualized that this would be my preparation for the tough situation in Australia. And no success (so) can come. We know that preparation is important,” said Amre, who participated in 11 tests and 37 ODIs.

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Rahane also received applause and praise for his claim in the second test without Virat Kohli. Amre was so praised for leading the team from the front.” (Captain’s) that credit was only given to Ajinkya because, as coaches, we don’t do the same thing as captains, but primarily because we work on the batter side of the match. “When the opportunity begins, it is all his credit. It wasn’t easy to deal with the situation, but credit goes to him because of his calm personality. He’s calm and calm, and that’s why he succeeded in claiming,” he said.

“Little little change (he did), support young people, get Ashwin (Ravichandran) in the first hour and (Jasprit) use Bumrah great.

“Because this was a test match we didn’t allow their tails to wag and we made sure Bumrah and (other) face bowlers were fresh enough to bowl them and we never allowed to drag the match and they got a partnership. Was not allowed to do. “India came back to the series 1-1 after a humiliating defeat when the team was tied to the lowest test score of 36 in the Pink Ball Test in Adelaide.

Amre praised Rahane’s knock, saying it helped the team regain the pride they lost after the Adelaide crisis.

“I personally appreciate it very much. This is like the survival of the Indian team in Australia because sometimes it is like playing for yourself to survive on the team. Because we wanted to beat the pride we lost in the first test.

“Winning and losing is second and in cricket it’s part of the game. But the way we play the second test was very critical, as this series is alive thanks to the second test. That’s what we wanted as cricket enthusiasts and cricket fans…“… we wanted to see India fighting there. It has resulted in (not only we fought) Australia beating Australia on land,” added Amre.

(Including PTI input)