|We are pleased with how the scoreboard appears: Pujara|
Ever the team-man, Cheteshwar Pujara said that lacking out on a well-deserved century mattered little within the total context of the match.
“The method I used to be batting, I’m actually glad,” Pujara stated after the day’s finish. “It’s not a straightforward pitch. Sometimes we focus so much on the three-figure marks, however right here we would have liked these runs and the partnership was vital. It was a great ball that acquired me.
“Every ball was not turning and that could be a extra harmful scenario. It was a pleasant problem to have. You can’t loosen up on this pitch and, on the similar time, the unfastened ball needed to be punished as a result of you’ll be able to’t bat time.”
Pujara felt that 350 could be a great complete. “We are pleased with how the scoreboard appears,” he stated. “We have three spinners. There was variable bounce on the pitch and I hope we profit from it.”
Bangladesh’s Taijul Islam felt the competition was nonetheless even. “I don’t suppose we’re in a foul place,” the 30-year-old stated. “This is just the primary day. If we had not made these errors it could have been higher.”
On trapping Virat Kohli leg-before, Taijul stated, “I’ve picked Virat earlier in my profession so this doesn’t should be the spotlight.”