NEW DELHI, April 4: High on confidence after a commendable run in international cricket, Wriddhiman Saha is now gearing up for a productive Indian Premier League with �priceless inputs� from Kings XI Punjab�s chief of cricket operations Virender Sehwag.
�I am hopeful that with Viru bhai�s inputs, I will have a much better season than the last time. He has obviously helped me a lot from the time I entered the Indian team�s dressing room. I have tried to inculcate the positive intent while batting across formats,� Wriddhiman told PTI during an interaction today.
Asked if he has got any specific input from Sehwag, Wriddhiman said: �Viru bhai tells me that my job is to rotate the strike. His primary advice has always been that avoid playing dot balls after big shots as it breaks the momentum in T20s. He tells me that if I have the belief, I should be able to hit good balls for big shots.�
Having scored 441 runs in Tests this home season with an average of 44 plus, Wriddhiman said that he should translate it into some good performances in the IPL.
�Obviously, if you have done well at the Test arena against quality oppositions, you want to carry that confidence into the T20 mould as well. But, at the end of the day, it�s about performing out there in the middle,� he said. � PTI