After back-to-back Test series wins in Australia, the Indian team is eyeing a series win in England, where came out victorious in 2007. The visiting team was in a commanding position to win the first Test in Nottingham, needing 157 runs on the final day, with 9 wickets in hand. But persistent rain on Day 5 made sure that the opening Test of the 5-match series ended in a draw. However, the veteran Indian all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja reckons that the current Indian team has a big chance to win in England this time.
Describing the same as per the quotes in the Times of India, Ravindra Jadeja said, “Now we are in England and the conditions are totally different from those in Australia. Here, the ball swings a lot and you have to play accordingly. You have to play close to the body, not like in Australia, where you can play your shots from the first ball. If we prepare well and focus, then we have a very good chance this time.”
With his electrifying fielding, stunning diving catches, and the hit the bullseye at stumps more often than not, Ravindra Jadeja has time and again proved that he is one of the best fieldders in moder-day cricket.
Describing the same, Ravindra Jadeja said, “Yes, I am one of the best fielders in the world. But I don’t take anything for granted, I keep working on my game and my fitness. I do a lot of shoulder exercises and running for that, for instance. Virat definitely has been very enthusiastic, proactive, and fit. He believes a lot in fitness as well, so everyone has to raise their fielding standards. Everyone in the team has been working on their fitness, that’s why you can see the difference on the field now.”
Over the years, Ravindra Jadeja has evolved as one of the better all-rounders in today’s day and age. He has showacsed his performances quite consistently in all the formats of the game. He will also be playing a crucial role in the upcoming edition of the ICC T20 World Cup, in the UAE and Oman, due to the COVID-19 situation.
Talking about the same, he said, “Definitely, it’s a good opportunity for me to make my team win this time in the T20 World Cup.I feel good representing my country in a big sporting event like the World Cup. It’s a special feeling. Apart from cricket, I do follow football a little bit, although not much. I try to spend time with my family when not playing or training.”