Rahane, who led India to their biggest abroad Check collection victory in Australia not too long ago, additionally mentioned that there is no room for complacency towards a high quality aspect like England within the collection, beginning on Friday.
The upcoming matches will resolve New Zealand’s opposition within the World Check Championship closing at Lord’s in June.
“My job is to take a back seat and help Virat. My job is very easy now. When Virat asks me about something, I’ll inform him. Virat was the captain and he got here back for household causes. So I used to be the captain in Australia,” Rahane mentioned throughout a digital media convention on Wednesday.
The senior batsman additionally mentioned that the Australian collection win for him is a factor of the previous.
“Australia is previous. We’re in current. We respect the England aspect which has gained a Check collection in Sri Lanka. We wish to play a good model of cricket and we’re not taking something with no consideration,” mentioned Rahane.
He did not need to dwell on India being favourites to attain the ultimate of WTC.
“The WTC closing is three-four (5) months from now. The main target ought to be on the current collection. New Zealand performed rather well and deserved to be within the closing. For us, will probably be about taking one recreation at a time.”
Whereas he did not spell out something about crew mixture, the vice-captain did drop a trace that Chepauk shall be a spinner-friendly floor.
“We are going to resolve on the taking part in mixture after tomorrow’s coaching,” he mentioned when requested if left-arm orthodox spinner Axar Patel shall be handed a Check debut.
“The Indian wickets all the time have one thing for spinners. We are going to back our energy. Let’s wait and see,” he mentioned.