Cheteshwar Pujara concocted a familiar 166 against India Green to power India Blue to 707 at stumps on Day 2 of the Duleep Trophy conflict at the Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground on Monday (September 5). In any case, the privilege hander recognized that it was minimal hard to pick the varieties under lights. "Notwithstanding when I was confronting spinners, it was exceptionally hard to pick the googly under lights," Pujara uncovered.
"Somewhat hard to pick the crease on the pink ball. "This was my first diversion with the pink ball. I delighted in batting on this wicket. There wasn't much help for the quick bowlers. The most troublesome session was the third session [on the main day], under lights, when they took the second new ball. It moved around and went ahead speedier." India Blue's score returned on the of a troika of hundreds of years from Mayank Agarwal, Puajara and Sheldon Jackson.
After Agarwal and Gautam Gambhir sewed a 212-run opening stand on the primary day, Pujara and Jackson kept on disappointing the India Green bowlers on the second day with great backing from Dinesh Karthik and Karn Sharma. Jackson was in the end rejected for a 114-ball 105 and affirmed that the new pink-ball represents significantly more difficulties to the batsman. "The wicket was great and the ball was going ahead pleasantly," he said.
"At the point when the new ball comes, it gets troublesome [to sight it] on the grounds that the velocity changes, the ball slides on at great pace, so making the minor conformity takes a tad bit of time. "Each match I score is critical, however to score in such matches is vital on the grounds that it is live and individuals are viewing. It [the surface] ought to act a little contrastingly on days 3 and 4. Both the sides [of the ball] are scraped up a tad bit."