IND vs ENG: Ajinkya Rahane during India's Test series vs Australia.

India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane was India’s stand-in captain in Australia’s second, third and fourth Test matches. But against England, Virat Kohli is back in action, and Rahane wants to help his captain.

As captain, he was at the forefront of India’s epic triumph in Australia, but Ajinkya Rahane would prefer to take a back seat to help Virat Kohli return in the high-octane Test series against England. Rahane, who recently led India to their biggest overseas Test series win in Australia, also said that the series, which starts here on Friday, lacks decency against a quality side like England. The upcoming matches will decide New Zealand’s opposition to the World Test Championship final at Lord’s in June.

“My job is to take a back seat and help Virat. My job is really easy now. When Virat would ask me something, I would tell him. Virat was the captain and he came back for family reasons. So I was the captain. Australia, ”Rahane said during a virtual media conference on Wednesday.

The senior batsman also said that the Australian series win for him is a thing of past.

Rahane said, “Australia has been passed. We are at present. We honor the side of England which has won the Test series in Sri Lanka. We want to play a good brand of cricket and we are not achieving anything Huh.”

He did not want to focus on being India’s favorite to reach the final of the WTC.

“The WTC final is three-four (five) months from now. The current series should be focused on. New Zealand played really well and deserved to make it to the finals. For us, it’s about taking one game at a time. Will be in

Although he did not mention anything about the team combination, the vice-captain gave an indication that Chepak would be a spinner-friendly surface.

“We will decide on the game combination after tomorrow’s training,” when asked if left-arm orthodox spinner Axar Patel will be handed a test debut.

“There is always something for spinners in Indian wickets. We will regain our strength. Let’s wait and see,” he said.

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