Cape The town – India batsman Ajinkya Rahane feels this is a “other ball recreation” when going through the crimson ball for the primary time.
Rahane was once a part of a contingent of India’s Check squad that has been coaching with the crimson ball below lighting fixtures as they get ready for his or her first ever day-night Check in opposition to Bangladesh that may happen in Kolkata from November 22.
Now not many India’s avid gamers have ever performed aggressive cricket with the crimson ball and Rahane spoke concerning the periods to newshounds.
Rahane stated: “We had two excellent observe periods, if truth be told 3 or 4 however two with the crimson ball, one right through the day and one below lighting fixtures.
“It was once if truth be told thrilling. It was once the primary time I performed with crimson ball, and undoubtedly it is a other ball recreation as in comparison to crimson ball.”
India batsmen Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara and bowlers Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja took phase within the periods, which have been below the supervision of India legend and now NCA director of cricket, Rahul Dravid.
Like many others earlier than him, Rahane stated the crimson ball “does much more” than the crimson one with regards to swing and seam.
The India Check vice-captain endured: “Our center of attention right through the observe consultation was once to appear into the swing and seam, and likewise play as regards to our frame.
“What we came upon after the observe consultation that the crimson ball does so much (extra) than the crimson ball.
“We need to play somewhat overdue and as regards to your frame. We had an excellent observe consultation.”
India get started their two-match in opposition to the Tigers with a red-ball Check in Indore on Thursday.