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‘He’s shown promise and will get better with time’: Ashish Nehra backs India opener

India’s Test tour of New Zealand didn’t end up fairly the best way Virat Kohli expected it to however there have been sure particular person performances the Indian team could possibly be glad with. Ishant Sharma picked up a five-wicket haul within the first match in Wellington, adopted by Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari peeling off half-centuries in Christchurch.

However, the one participant that has bought former India fast Ashish Nehra speaking is Mayank Agarwal. In Wellington, the opening batsman scored 34 and 58 and although Agarwal failed in Christchurch with scores of seven and 3, Nehra is impressed with what he’s seen of Agarwal in testing situations of New Zealand.

“It takes time and New Zealand is not an easy place,” Nehra said on the Cricket Connected Show on Star Sports. “With my experience, for batters, the most difficult place on this planet when it comes to cricket-playing nations is New Zealand. New Zealand has always been tough, so Mayank Agarwal, I am sure he has learnt a lot from the New Zealand tour. And it was not only for him, and for everyone, it was a challenge.”

Since making his Test debut in opposition to Australia within the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Agarwal’s shares have raised considerably. He’s hit 974 runs from 11 Tests at a mean of 57.29, which earlier than the New Zealand series, was 70. In this whereas, he has scored three centuries, changing two of them into double tons, together with a career-best 243 in opposition to Bangladesh last year.

A daily function for Karnataka within the Indian home circuit, for lengthy, Agarwal was struggling to transform his begins, getting out in 20s and 30. Then got here the record-breaking Ranji Trophy 2017-18 season, the place he tallied 1160 runs. From there, Agarwal has solely continued to make speedy strides, making a mark in Test cricket and fixing India’s opening woes. The New Zealand series was a little bit of a dampener however Nehra feels Agarwal will solely get better with the expertise.

“He has shown promise, there is no doubt about it. And it’s early days in his career, you have to give everyone time,” Nehra said. “He has done really well in domestic games and India-A and that’s how he got his chance. He is not somebody who has been playing domestic cricket for one or two years and suddenly he comes to the scene. He has scored a lot of runs and am sure with time he will get better and better.”

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