” Being a professional cricketer, you have to adapt to the conditions quickly. It takes time to get rhythm when you are constantly traveling from one country to another. “


” You cannot keep doing the same things. According to the situation, your role changes in one-day cricket, especially in a phase like the Powerplay. If I bowl four spells, four times I will be playing a different role. “


” You need to understand the batsman, where he plays his shot usually, which is his release shot, and then change the angle, vary the pace, line and length. You cannot always react after being at the receiving end. “


” A bowler is his own captain. I know what needs to be done, what the ball is doing. If you don’t know where you are going to bowl and where you think the batsman will hit, then how can you tell the captain what you want? You are the judge. “


” International sport is a lonely journey. You compete with one’s self and try to grow as a cricketer. “


” Either you face the challenges in life head on or back out. And I am not someone to back out from challenges. “


” It is always challenging bowling abroad – you don’t get much spin, bounce. You do get bounce, but you don’t get sideways spin. It is always drifting kind of spin you get. “


” You have to see if the batsman is coming out, if he is staying back, what his grip is like, to gauge his intentions. A common trend I have observed is, a lot of batsmen change their grips when they are looking to hit: normally they either go high or slide their hand to the bottom of the handle to get maximum power. “


” If you keep telling a youngster he is no good, he might begin to doubt himself. A pat on the back could bring the very best out of him. “


” You don’t become the leading spinner of the team by just talking. You have to perform well consistently over a long period of time. I have bowled well and won games for India. That is why I am the No. 1 spinner. Every time I have taken the field, I have given my 100%. “


” There are days where you do everything right and nothing goes in your favour. “



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Being a professional cricketer, you have to adapt to the conditions quickly. It takes time to get rhythm when you are constantly traveling from one country to another.
You cannot keep doing the same things. According to the situation, your role changes in one-day cricket, especially in a phase like the Powerplay. If I bowl four spells, four times I will be playing a different role.


You need to understand the batsman, where he plays his shot usually, which is his release shot, and then change the angle, vary the pace, line and length. You cannot always react after being at the receiving end.
A bowler is his own captain. I know what needs to be done, what the ball is doing. If you don
International sport is a lonely journey. You compete with one
Either you face the challenges in life head on or back out. And I am not someone to back out from challenges.
It is always challenging bowling abroad - you don
You have to see if the batsman is coming out, if he is staying back, what his grip is like, to gauge his intentions. A common trend I have observed is, a lot of batsmen change their grips when they are looking to hit: normally they either go high or slide their hand to the bottom of the handle to get maximum power.
If you keep telling a youngster he is no good, he might begin to doubt himself. A pat on the back could bring the very best out of him.
You don
There are days where you do everything right and nothing goes in your favour.
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