‘India has created a pattern on foreign Test tours’: Sunil Gavaskar gave important advice to the team for Australia tour


Sunil Gavaskar said that you prepare very well by playing tour matches.

Team India and Sunil Gavaskar. (Image Source: Getty Images)

Former Indian cricket team captain and great batsman Sunil Gavaskar (Sunil Gavaskar) Team India (Team India) to play first-class matches or tour matches in preparation for the Test series to be played against Australia in December this year.

Apart from this, Sunil Gavaskar, pointing towards India’s crushing defeat in the first Test match against South Africa in Centurion, said that losing the first match of the Test series and then tying the series is the ‘pattern’ of the team at the moment. has been made. The great cricketer said that even though there are second string teams in tour matches, you prepare very well by playing in them.

Team India needs to start planning from now: Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, in his column for Sportstar, wrote: “India’s defeat in Centurion is very much a pattern for our teams touring SENA countries, where they lose the first Test of the series and then get caught for the remainder of the series -Play up. Now India’s next big series on overseas soil is in Australia and if India have to maintain the winning streak of the last two tours there, then they will have to start making their plans from now on.

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According to FTP, India will play two Tests against Bangladesh and three Tests against New Zealand at home from late September to early November this year. After which the first Test of the five-match series in Australia will probably start in early December, which will give the Indian players time to play at least a few first-class matches, if not many more.

“It would be better to test yourself rather than sitting at home.”

Rohit Sharma had said after the defeat in Centurion that such matches are not good because the host countries field second string teams and they get a chance to play on slow pitches. Even if this is true, isn’t it better to get into the groove against weaker teams rather than staying at home? Not only can the batsmen score some runs, but the bowlers can also test themselves.”

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