"I have batted well for Team India in the last two years. It's nice to get runs and spend time in the middle. When you do it, you also learn how the wicket is playing. You feel when you can hit shots, imagine what proper batsmen would be doing themselves.
"I have worked hard on my batting. I feel when the team is in trouble, I should be holding bat and making sure I get the team out of trouble," he said.