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India keen to shed 'poor travelers' tag in 2017: Ravindra Jadeja

By Rashmi Nanda -


Indian star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja said that 2016 has been an exceptional year for the Team India. The orthodox bowler also promised that they will try to shed the poor traveller's tag in 2017.

At an event, which was organised by Zaven, a sports apparel company, Jadeja told reporters, "Me and my team want to promise our fans around the world that India will put up a good show overseas in 2017. We are keen to shed the poor traveller's tag,"

The left-arm orthodox bowler, who had returned in the Test cricket with impressive figures of seven for 48 to help India to beat England in the fifth and final Test in Chennai to claim the five-match test series, said that the 216 has been a very good for the Indian team as they had won series after series.

This year, India has played 11 Tests and has won eight Tests out of them, by this means equaling their previous record of most wins in a calendar year in 2010, where they had eight wins, three losses and three draws out of 14 Tests.

As the current Indian Test team is very good fitness-wise because of which they are performing exceptionally well this year and ranked No. 1.

The left-hander said, "Now-a-days, the boys are very fit and spend a lot of time in gym and that is the reason why we are able to give our best on the field,"

If he maintains to produce consistent performances regularly, Jadeja believes that he will be signing many more endorsement deals in the future.

Jaddu signed off, "My main focus is to play good cricket and if I do that I know many more brands will approach me in future,"