Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Opposition is always under pressure in Indian conditions, says Cheteshwar Pujara
Indian batter Cheteshwar Pujara has said that the opposition is always under pressure while playing in Indian conditions. India is facing Australia in the first Test of the four-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy series at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur.
Speaking ahead of the match, Pujara said the opposition will always be under pressure in Indian conditions if the hosts put up enough runs on the board, adding that it is never easy facing Australia.
“As a batting unit, if we put up enough runs on the board. In Indian conditions, the opposition is always under pressure. It would be nice to repeat that performance (2018-19 tour) , but it is never easy when playing against the Australian team
The important part here, as a player, and as an individual, is that one needs to understand the responsibility and the role for the team, and I would like to play that role. I am delighted as a Test player, and if you look at the India-Australia series, the past two-three series.
He said that he is really looking forward to the Test series, adding that India needs at least two wins in the series for them to have a chance of making it to the finals of the World Test Championship.