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Travis Head Reveals He Kept On Looking For Run-scoring Opportunities
By CricShots - Mar 3, 2023 3:20 pm
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The Australian opener, Travis Head has said that they did a fantastic job coming back after losing the first two Tests. Australia registered a comprehensive 9-wicket win over India in Indore in the third Test of the four-match Border-Gavaskar series. Speaking after the match, Head said they just tried to take it one step at a time in Indore and were just looking for the run-scoring opportunities against India’s spinners.

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Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne took Australia over the line

After the match while talking to the broadcasters, Travis Head said, “I just tried to take it one step at a time. As we have seen in this series, anything can happen with the wicket. I was just trying to wait for my opportunities and take them up whenever they arose. I was ready to take my chance and stayed prepared when I didn’t start in the first Test.”

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The southpaw batter went on to say that Australia did exceptionally well and did a fantastic job coming back after losing the first two Tests in the series.

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Australia defeated India

Elaborating the same, Travis Head said, “We were looking to make sure we executed our plans in the first innings, I feel we did that exceptionally well. We had to change the plans that we had set for these conditions when we played in Sri Lanka or Pakistan. There was some shift in the thinking and what we want to achieve individually. When the toss did not go our way, we just wanted to execute our plans. We did a fantastic job to come back from the pressure of the first two Tests.”

The 29-year-old showered praises on Australia spinner Nathan Lyon, saying he has been unbelievable for Australia.

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Explaining the same, Travis Head said, “Lyon’s been unbelievable, in all conditions. He was probably under a little bit of pressure after the first Test, and was criticized for a few things. But he doesn’t delve on such things and he is an unbelievable bowler and long may it continue.”