Ravindra Jadeja was adjudged Player of the Match, in his comeback sport, after India registered an innings and 132-run win towards Australia within the first Test in Nagpur.
The 34-year-old Jadeja had suffered a knee damage in the course of the Asia Cup final yr and missed the ICC T20 World Cup as he underwent surgical procedure, which saved him out of the sport for 5 months.
“Feeling amazing. When you come back after five months and give your 100 percent, scoring runs and taking wickets.. feels amazing. Was working hard at the NCA. Would like to thank the NCA staff, physios. They have been working hard with me, even on Sundays.” mentioned Jadeja after receiving the award.
Jadeja scored an important 185-ball 70 and picked seven wickets to assist India bundle out Australia for 91 within the second innings, its lowest whole towards India in India.
Additionally, Jadeja turned the one Indian to get a five-wicket haul and rating a fifty in the identical match on 5 events, surpassing Kapil Dev’s tally of 4.
“Was looking to bowl in good areas. Ball was spinning, going straight, keeping low. Kept telling myself to bowl at the stumps – if they make mistake, I have a chance. I look to keep things simple. Try not to change things with my batting. It’s a crucial number – 5, 6, 7.” he added.
Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com