His love for the longer version of the game became apparent more than ever in January when he typed a tweet that went viral.
“Dear red ball, please give me one more chance.. I’ll make you proud, promise!” the left-arm pacer had posted.
Dear red ball, please give me one more chance.. I’ll make you proud, promise! https://t.co/ThPUOpRlyR
— Jaydev Unadkat (@JUnadkat) 1641314519000
“Everyone thought that I was referring to a national comeback. I was just missing red ball cricket in general as Ranji Trophy was postponed for a second time (due to COVID),” Unadkat told PTI in an interview after his arrival from Bangladesh.
The 31-year-old, who had played his first and only Test way back in 2010 with the great Sachin Tendulkar and current head coach Rahul Dravid being his celebrated teammates, featured in his second outing…