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India vs Afghanistan: Ajinkya Rahane says visitors must visualise Test match situations in practice to improve as a team- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

FirstPost.com (India) – Bengaluru: India captain Ajinkya Rahane feels “visualising Test match situations” during practice will go a long way in preparing Afghanistan for the unforgiving five-day format.

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  • Bengaluru: India captain Ajinkya Rahane feels “visualising Test match situations” during practice will go a long way in preparing Afghanistan for the unforgiving five-day format.
  • Attitude and patience are two aspects that Afghan batsmen will have to inculcate, feels one of India’s finest Test batsmen in recent times.
  • “Test cricket is a lot about attitude and patience and as I mentioned, with that bowling they can damage any team.
  • In a nice little gesture, Rahane called the entire Afghanistan team for a photo opportunity and even offered rival skipper Asghar Stanikzai to hold the winner’s trophy.
  • So for me, it was just standing at slip and concentrating,” said Rahane, whose next assignment will be turning up for India A in a warm-up game against England Lions (A) at Worcester from 16-19 July.


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