Left-arm fast bowler T Natarajan has expressed disappointment at his home ground Cheyuk being ruled out of the upcoming two Tests. However, the 29-year-old also understands the importance of managing his workload.
T Natarajan was one of the rising stars of India’s successful Tour Down Under. He Made his Test debut at Gaba and took three important wickets. In addition, T Natarajan was the highest wicket-taker in the T20I series having won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Talking The Times of India, T. Natarajan said that due to the rest of the people he would be able to spend time with his family.
“Certainly [missing being part of the squad], Especially after being with the team for the last few months. But I understand that taking a break is important. Given that I have not spent time with family in the last six months, I am fine with it. But undoubtedly, I feel bad that I will not be able to be with the national team when they are playing in Chennai. “
Chennai will host Joe Root’s England on 5 February and 13 February respectively.
“I’m looking to play in all formats” – T Natarajan
T Natarajan’s rise began in IPL 2020, where he showed his pin-point yorker and wicket taking in the death overs. Looking towards the future, T Natarajan said that he wants to play all the three formats of the game continuously and will train accordingly.
“I am looking to play in all formats and will maintain my workload accordingly. I look forward to working at the level of my strength and endurance in the coming months. This is the first time I have spent six long months on my Have played in the stretch. Life. Because I trained continuously during those months of lockdown, I was able to take care of the workload in the IPL and Australia. “
The last two Tests of the four-match series will be played in Ahmedabad. The team is yet to be announced for these matches. Given Team India’s recent injuries, T Natarajan is likely to get a call-up.
Published 02 February 2021 09:55 AM