New Delhi: India cricketer Suresh Raina — who’s all set to make his comeback into the nationwide staff for the upcoming T20I collection towards South Africa — has claimed that there’s lot of cricket left in him and he needs to play for for the ‘Men in Blue’ in the 2019 World Cup, which can be performed in England.Raina stated that he was harm after being dropped from the staff regardless of performing effectively however now, he’s feeling higher than ever and is raring to go.
”I was hurt on getting dropped even after performing well. But now I have cleared the Yo-Yo test and feeling so strong. During all these months of hard training, the desire to play for India again grew only so much stronger,” Raina was quoted as saying by Aaj Tak.
“I won’t leave it here. I have to play for India for as long as possible. I have to play the 2019 World Cup because I know I have done well in England. There is still a lot left in me and I am extremely confident of doing well in these three games in South Africa,” he added.
Raina final performed for India in February 2017 towards England and after securing a spot in the facet as soon as once more, the southpaw has stated that he appears like he’s making his debut as soon as once more.
“Yes, I am 31 but, as they say it, age is just a number. The other day when my match clothing arrived, I had the same feeling like I got before making my India debut. It is so special,” Raina stated.
In December, Raina introduced on social media that he had lastly cleared the troublesome ‘Yo-Yo’ endurance check on the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore, which helped him seal a spot in the staff in the shortest format of the sport.
“My family became my biggest strength during this trying time. I played a lot of domestic cricket and focused on clearing the Yo-Yo test too. I worked really hard on it at the NCA. I have always been fit during my entire career but it is just that at time you get down injuries or niggles and that hampered the preparation to clear the test.”
First Published: February 15, 2018, eight:49 PM IST