Aniket Choudhary, who has been purchased by the RCB franchise in the IPL auction, has said that getting called by skipper Virat Kohli to the Indian nets was the best thing to have happened to him. He also called Kohli his idol and talked about how Kohli has instructed him to stick to the basics.
Indian Premier League has had the reputation of throwing some unexpected surprise packages to the limelight since its inception. While the selection of the likes of KC Cariappa, Murugan
Choudhary said, “I am really pleased that RCB picked me at the auction. It is a huge boost to the confidence when a franchise which has stars like Kohli, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers among others feel that you can add to the team. But to be honest to you, my biggest motivation was when Kohli called on me at the India nets. To have
“I was there when the Indian team was preparing for the Test series against New Zealand and people said I was preparing them for the Trent Boult-challenge and here I am bowling to them going into the Test series against India and the media is talking about me preparing them for the Starc-Test. But I don’t like to get into these things. My job is to go out there and help the batsmen get a good net session,” he said.
Although, Sri Lanka white-washed Australia by preparing spin-friendly wickets last year, left-arm quick Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers for Australia. With not-so-different atmospheres in India, Starc is expected to be the main threat for Indian batsmen.
“Also, I think it is a case of a similarity in height and the angle from which the ball comes out when you are a left-arm
Speaking about his to-be-skipper Virat Kohli, Choudhary said, “He is unbelievable. The kind of
For Rajasthan, Aniket and senior-pro Pankaj Singh made a lethal