It will not be easy to face the pink ball in Test: Pujara

Pujara said that it will not be very easy, because you need net sessions like this. It is not easy to do this domestically. If any upcoming player is coming then it will be very difficult for him.

India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara on Thursday admitted that playing the Day and Night Tests is a completely different challenge for the batsman as the speed and visibility of the pink ball is very different from the traditional red ball. Pujara said at the 'Sony Ten Pit Pit Stop', “First of all, I will talk about day and night test or, I think it is different from being used with red ball.” Although it is still the same format, the speed and visibility of the (pink) ball is very different. As a batsman you have to get used to it. “

Pujara, who has played 77 Tests, said that for any young player, who is used to playing with SG red ball, playing with pink ball will be a challenge.

“It will not be very easy, because you need net sessions like this. It is not easy to do so domestically. If an upcoming player is coming, then he has a habit of playing with SG red ball in Ranji Trophy. So when If you feed him a match for India, then he is ready for this format. Pujara explained that pink ball requires adequate training.

Pujara further said, “He is ready for a Test match. But when he comes to play with pink ball, he will not have that much experience and there will not be many net sessions, so I think it will be a challenge for the young players. But, yes people (players) who have already played pink ball in some domestic tournaments and who have played one of the pink ball test matches will get used to it, but it is a completely different challenge for a batsman. is. “

India is expected to tour Australia for a four-Test series, which will start at the Gabba in Brisbane from 3 December. The second will be the Test Day and Night episode, which will be hosted by Adelaide Oval.

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