new Delhi: Before the Test series against India starting on February 5, England captain Joe Root has named the most important player of India. The special thing is that the player is not Virat Kohli but Cheteshwar Pujara, called the wall of India. Root said that Pujara is a great player and his wicket will be important for us throughout the series.
‘Pujara’s wicket is most important’
Root (Joe Root) said that Cheteshwar Pujara (Cheteswar Pujara) adds a lot of value to the team and his wicket is very important. He said, ‘You have seen how important he is, he puts a lot of value inside Team India, he is going to be very big wicket for us, there is no doubt about it.’ Pujara is known to spend a long time at the crease and is often a key role in India’s victory.
Root learned a lot from Pujara
Joe Root said that he had learned a lot from Cheteswar Pujara in his career. Actually Root and Pujara have played together for Yorkshire in County. He said, ‘I think Pujara is a great player. While playing for Yorkshire, I got a chance to play some matches with them, also got a chance to learn from them. I have also talked to him about batting.
The 4-match Test series between India and England starts on 5 February. The first two matches of the series will be played at the M Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, while the last two Test matches will be held at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. Since Team India has not lost any Test series on its soil since 2012, it will be special to see how England faces Team India in this form. This test series is also special because on this series both teams are also expected to play in the final of the World Test Championship.