Day of reckoning: Will Scott Boland rise to the occasion in unfamiliar conditions?

Updated: Feb 5 2023 8:07PM

New Delhi, Feb 5 (PTI) In team sport, the role of a filler is often understated. At times undervalued too.

They come without much hullabaloo, quietly go about their business and then swiftly move out of the photo frame when the rightful owner of the team slot makes a return. The exit is as much unnoticed as is the entry.

Two months shy of his 34th birthday, Scott Boland doesn't have too many Test matches left even though he might tell you that he has miles in his legs, which are still to be consumed.