Fit-again middle-order batter hopes for a good Duleep Trophy to launch India comeback
Pandit replaces Brendon McCullum, who is now the head coach of the England Test side.
More importantly, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association now has a data bank comprising more than 200 files with minute details of players from the core group.
The batter made the most of the opportunity as he hammered 289, his highest first-class score so far, to help the team declare after posting a mammoth 585/9.
From 405 camps to players' dossiers to sessions at Army Infantry School: MP's journey to Ranji final.