Ajinkya Rahane Says I am Not a Selfish Guy
Indian batsmen Ajinkya Rahane delivered the goods when it mattered most. The flamboyant batsman showed his class in the India Vs West Indies Test Match Live, especially when the team needs to strike. The Mumbai batsman didn’t panic and played a heroic move for the team. Meanwhile, he missed a century in his name and dismissed on the 81-runs.
Rahane has not beaten a hundred cricketers in more than 2 years and the drought extends to 29 rounds in the cricket test, his longest hundred runs in the longest format of the sport. Rahane last surpassed international cricket’s three-digit mark in August 2017 when he scored 1320runs against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Speaking of the same thing, Ajinkya Rahane said he didn’t care about his hundred, as long as his shots played a vital role for the team. Rahane added that he was never a selfish guy and therefore always played for the team. Also, he explained the delicate situation they faced after losing three wickets for 25 points.
Indian Batsmen Ajinkya Rahane also said that this century would have been fair, but that what mattered most was to play according to the situation. During this time, he also credited KL Rahul with staying in the fold for a while.
Ajinkya Rahane Said after India finish the inning – As long as I’m on the net, I think about my team, I’m not a selfish guy. So yes, I don’t care too much about the hundred because I thought 81 on this wicket was crucial because we are now in a decent position.
You see, as long as I contribute to my team, that’s what counts. Yes, I think about my century but the situation we are in – 25 for 3 was not good for us. As I said, I thought if I could contribute to my team. I don’t worry too much about my cents, because it will come automatically,” said the 31-year-old.
The Indian vice-captain fought on the 8th during the day, while India was 25 for 3, with the tail of the new pair of West Indies. Kemar Roach had provided the first two wickets in the fifth – rejecting Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara late, while Shannon Gabriel represented the Indian skipper. At this point, Ajinkya Rahane has turned things in India’s favor.