Mumbai, Nov 4: Cheteshwar Pujara on Sunday said he has got much-needed measure of the England attack after batting for over four hours for Mumbai ‘A' in the warm up game, ahead of the Test series.
“I was looking forward for this match to get some runs so that I get some practice before the Test series. I have not faced many of England''s bowlers in the past.
“I wanted to get a look at their action, what are their strengths, what kind of things they would come up against me and what kind of strategy they will have,” Pujara said.
Asked about England bowlers' struggle, Pujara said things would be different in the Tests.
“The wicket was on the slower side. I was very comfortable against all the bowlers. I can get a little bit of idea but it won't be the same in the Test match because intensity will be on the higher side. Even in fielding they were not quite up to the mark it will be much better in the Test match,” he said.
“But it's going to be a challenging series. This is just a practice game and we don't want to underestimate England and I hope the way we were batting in this game continues in the Tests and we have more partnerships.
“Important thing about our partnership was the left-right combination. Initially we were slow in scoring but once we got our eye in we were playing our shots and later on it became a bit easier,” he said.