24 November, 2020

Nikhil Chopra

With sheer hard work this Delhiite’s made a presence on the Indian one- day squad

Nikhil Chopra
You seem to have come of age in the team?
There was a lot of hard work involved. I work on my game six hours everyday. Go to the gym in the evening.

Your greatest strength as a bowler?
Getting the ball to drift both ways in the air. Maninder Singh taught me that.

How do you think you'll make it to the Test side?
Just play a waiting game, I guess. If I keep on performing well in the one- days eventually I should get a break.

Best batsman you've bowled to?
Lara. He tries different things all the time. You've to outguess him. Sachin in the nets too is dangerous. If you can sustain a good spell against him, it gives you confidence.

Best moment on the cricket field?
The first five- wicket haul I had in Toronto in the third match. I got five wickets for 20 runs. I got Lara out in the slips.

You seem to have a cool head...
t's a must. If you get flustered, your accuracy goes. Also if you inculcate a lot of com- mon sense in your game it helps.

How many types of deliveries do you...


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