Natarajan eager to get back in national reckoning
The New Indian Express Chennai|January 29, 2022
IN late 2020, T Natarajan went to Australia as a net bowler with the Indian contingent, but came back as an India international, making his debut in all three formats and also playing a vital role in the historic win over Australia at Brisbane. However, the fairytale journey hasn’t been the same as he has been riddled with injuries since.
ASHOK VENUGOPAL

A troublesome knee had rendered him unfit for the better part of last year. Although he played in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final in November 2021 which Tamil Nadu won, he was not the same bowler as his knee kept giving away. After proper rest, medical care, systematic training and fitness schedule, Natarajan is back to bowling his normal self as he is sweating it out at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, preparing for the Ranji season and the IPL. “I am feeling fit and raring to go. My knee problem is a thing of the past. I have understood my body well and I am training hard to be in shape for the Ranji trophy and the IPL,’’ said Natarajan.

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