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We will be ruthless, Rahane talks tough

DNMUM416148 | 6/14/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :410



Bengaluru: With most of the Indian players coming off IPL, they are certainly not lacking in match practice. Even Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara has been in touch playing for Yorkshire in English county circuit until last week. More than the skills, it is the mindset that they have to get attuned to as India gear up to take on Afghanistan in the one-off Test that is a historic occasion for the newest member to the Test club.
Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane, who will lead the side in whites for the second time after filling in for Virat Kohli in Dharamsala against Australia in 2017, said on the match eve on Wednesday here: “The team which we have is really good. A couple of practice sessions in Bangalore was fantastic, after coming b
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