Four tests in India gave me a new perspective on the game: Steve O'Keefe

MELBOURNE: Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe who recently retired first class Cricket He said that playing a series of four tests against India gave him a new perspective on Test Cricket .

"Being able to play those four Tests in India gave me a new perspective on the game, to play four matches back-to-back and look at the game through a different lens," Cricket quoted O'Keefe as saying.

"Test Cricket is not necessarily about playing well once, it's about doing it consistently over three or four games," he added.

The four-game series against India in 2017 started with an Australian victory on the back of O'Keefe's heroic bowling in Pune.

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New South Wales left arm spinner finished with 12 wickets as Australia thrashed India for 333 runs.

Despite Australia winning the first Test, India went on to clinch the series 2-1.

I am being honest about that series of evidence against India. I did not improve as the series progressed. They (the Indian hitters) evolved and improved by facing me, and I think that was the real challenge, said O Keefe said

It gave me an idea of ​​'you have to be better than you were if you want to win the series against those guys,' he said.

O'Keefe, who took 301 first-class wickets averaging 24.66, ended his first-class career on April 5 after his state didn't give him a new contract.