Dropped from test cricket team, Suresh Raina says I am built for Test cricket
"I know I am built for Test cricket. I have done well in Tests. I played well in the West Indies (last year). The first Test in England also went well for me. I am working hard.
"The number six or seven slot is a difficult one to bat at. Henceforth, I will ensure that I will prove I am capable of being a good Test player whenever I get a chance," Raina said.
About being perceived as a limited-over cricketer, he said, "People will talk about me being a one-day player but let them talk, I know I have time. (In Tests) I have been out eight or nine times to spinners and I am working on that. I have won Twenty20s and ODIs for India, (but) haven't got such a chance in Tests.
As far as playing the short ball is concerned, he said he has been working on it.
"People talk about the short ball. I am leaving the ball well, I am playing it well. If I couldn't play the short ball, well, then I wouldn't have scored in the West Indies and also in England. People talk about all Indian players not playing the short ball well. We are working on it.
"Everyone is discussing it and we are getting better. I am feeling good, my body
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