Mayank Agarwal reminisces being in the Indian World Cup squad

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Mayank Agarwal was called in as a replacement for the injured Vijay Shankar and was involved with the squad during the business end of the tournament. Despite not getting a game, the Karnataka batsman claimed that he would always treasure the honour.

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The announcement of Agarwal making it into the squad stirred controversy with a batsman in the form of Ambati Rayudu already waiting on the stand by list.

Agarwal had already revealed that he was having a haircut when he got to know about his selection for the campaign. He is now also selected for the Caribbean tour as well in the longest format.

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In an interview with CricketNext, the Kings XI Punjab batsman spoke about the World Cup, his preparations for the upcoming tour and more. He said:

“Being part of the ODI team and getting the experience of being at the World Cup was a memory to treasure for me. There was a lot to learn from and good that I managed to spend some time with them,”

“I train almost five days a week at the gym even during the off-season. I have been doing a lot of strength training as well as some power-training before I head to the West Indies. The off-seasons give me time to build on my strength,”

“It’ll be great to play couple of games before and experience of playing there before hand will come in handy. I have heard the tracks are not that easy. Never really been there, so I’ll assess the situation after I get there and play on those tracks,”

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