Mayank Agarwal was all set to open the innings with Rohit Sharma within the 5-match Test sequence in opposition to England, however he was dominated out of the primary Test match after getting hit by a bouncer within the nets, He feels that it wasn’t unhealthy luck, and issues like which can be a part of life.
Mayank Agarwal’s Punjab Kings teammate KL Rahul was given the chance to open the innings with Rohit Sharma, and Rahul carried out brilliantly by scoring 315 runs in 4 video games to get a everlasting opening slot within the longest format of the sport.
Speaking on TOI about shedding his Test opening spot to KL Rahul, Mayank mentioned:
“See, I wouldn’t look into it as that. I would look into it and say that’s how it is. You know, that’s how things happen sometimes. You have your ups and downs. And that’s fine. I don’t think of it as bad luck or anything like that. That’s just part of life. Having the sort of thing that happened is just a part of life. I’ve taken it well in my stride and I’ve moved on from it.”
“I’ve always believed in working hard. If I keep doing the right things, work hard, prepare well, then things will fall in place,” he added.
Mayank Agarwal is predicted to open the innings for India within the two-match Test sequence in opposition to New Zealand, the primary Test match of the sequence will start on November 25 at Green Park, Kanpur, and the second Test will begin on December 3 on the iconic Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Rahul Dravid’s Advice Has Always Been Something That Stayed With Me – Mayank Agarwal
The 30-year-old mentioned that he’s excited to work with new India Head Coach Rahul Dravid as he had a implausible expertise of working with him at India A. He asserted:
“Yes I’m really excited to be working with him again. We’ve had a fantastic experience working with him at India A, and now I’m looking forward to the same with the Indian team.”
Agarwal additional added that Dravid at all times talks about managing psychological power, and his recommendation has at all times stayed with him. Mayank mentioned:
“His advice has always been something that stayed with me — he always spoke about managing mental energy. He said: ‘you just have to understand yourself better, understand your game, and manage your mental energy well. When you play a five-day game, you’re playing for long periods of time. You should know when to switch on, when to switch off. And that is something I learnt from him, and I have applied that in my game,”
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