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AUS vs IND: Shreyas Iyer says that practice pitches in Australia were different from one in the game

AUS vs IND: Shreyas Iyer says that practice pitches in Australia were different from one in the game

Canberra: Team India batsman Shreyas Iyer has stated that getting acclimatised to Australian situations from these within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — the place they performed the Indian Premier League — was made a bit robust with the sort of follow wicket they got to coach throughout the quarantine interval.

Team India was granted exemption from the New South Wales authorities to coach on the Blacktown International Sports Park earlier than the ODI sequence began from November 27.

“We had just arrived from Dubai. In Dubai, there was not as much bounce as it is in Australia. And where we were practicing that was a very different wicket than from the one in the match — it was a completely different wicket,” stated Iyer throughout a media interplay a day forward of the third and ultimate ODI to be performed on the Manuka Oval.

“Getting acclimatised to conditions as a batsman takes some amount of time. It is like a challenge. You have to adjust as quickly as possible, irrespective of the conditions and atmosphere in the ground,” he added.

India misplaced the primary two ODIs by 66 runs and 51 runs respectively on the Sydney Cricket Ground, after conceding file totals to Australia.

Iyer additionally stated that the 14-day quarantine was actually robust, though he added that as professionals they’ve to regulate.

“Quarantine was really tough when we came in. Staying in the room for 14 days and only going for practice and coming back. At the same time we are professionals and are getting some games to play, so we can’t complain,” added Iyer.

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