India’s surrender of 36 in the second inning of Australia’s first test, a two-day game played with a pink ball in December, will not affect the third test against England, which starts under the lights here on Wednesday at the reconstructed Motera Stadium, said the Indian captain They grow kohli.
Collie added that England, which also capitulated to 58 in its last pink ball test against New Zealand in Auckland, will also not be affected by a one-off grim show.
“Both are bizarre experiences for two quality countries. If you ask England the same question – do you think you can be thrown out 50 times, their answer will probably be no. You understand that on a certain day things are supposed to it happened in a certain way, “Collie said as he spoke to the media on Tuesday, before the first pink ball test after Adelaide crashed.
“Whatever you try to do seems to be out of control and nothing seems to be going right. This happened to us in Adelaide. Excluding those 45 minutes of bad cricket, we dominated this test match. We are very confident in “how we play the pink ball, even in Australia, where the pitches helped their tailors. We brushed it off and won in Melbourne. That (36 of all) is not an obstacle or a mental sign,” he said.
Collie said that even if the wicket is suitable for spinning, the pink ball will probably help the competitors in stitching and tempo.
“The pink ball tends to swing much more than the normal red ball we play with. We experienced this when we played a game in 2019 with Bangladesh. It is much more challenging to play with the pink ball, no matter the height you play especially in the evening “As a wadding team, if you start your inning under the lights, this hour and a half is very challenging,” Collie said.
Opener Rohit Sharma on sunday said the pitch for the third test would not be different from that used for the second test at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. This wicket started helping rotating machines from the first session on the first day.
Collie thought spinners would play a role, but fast bowling would not be overlooked.
“Spin will come into play for sure. But I don’t think the new ball and the fast bowlers can be ignored. The pink ball brings them into the game while the ball is nice and shiny. It’s something we know very well and are preparing for. respectively, “Collie said.
“The last time we experienced that the first session was most enjoyable for a bat was when the sun came out and the ball didn’t do that much. But when it starts to get dark, especially at dusk, it gets very complicated. The light changes. It’s very “It’s hard to see the ball and under the lights, the ball tends to swing a lot. I think it’s a reversal of roles and you have to adjust quite quickly as a batsman,” he said.
Collie said that batsmen should start from scratch after dark, no matter how well they played all day.
“Even if you can fight in the afternoon, but you have to be careful again (with the lights on) and start from scratch. You probably need to be a little more disciplined than during the day. In the same way with bowling, plan to bathe in the afternoon. with a constant length and then in the afternoon to attack more, “he added.
Collie said the movement did not bother the Indians too much, as “we have beaten England in their own home, where the ball is bigger.”
He also said his immediate focus is not on the World Cup final to qualify, for which India must win the last two tests in a series of four matches. The team’s focus is to win both tests, he said.
“You can’t play for reasons (like the WTC). We’re looking to win both. For us, these are two cricket games, that’s a reality. We’re currently preparing for tomorrow. We’re ready to grind for five days and move on to the next one. There is no point in running too far ahead in the future, “he said.