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"He will not treat bowlers with disdain like Virender Sehwag or a David Warner did but has the clarity of mind of an opening batsman."
Southee though also added that one needs to respect India as a top Test-playing nation in the world.
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Someone who has seen and batted alongside Mayank for Karnataka and from his teenage days, KL Rahul took to Twitter to post a cheeky message for his mate on his birthday.
Vihari gave a good account of himself in the first innings of the three-day game against New Zealand XI as he countered the excessive bounce.
"I am happy whatever I have worked on is coming good now," Mayank said after the game.
The Indian opener, who has lately endured a rough patch ever since he landed in New Zealand, brought up a much-needed half-century.