Middlesex Cricketer Sam Robson, who recently struck two magnificent centuries for the EPP Squad, is determined to keep going rather than getting carried away by the talks of him getting a chance to play for England.
Also, the left hander was excellent throughout the LV=County Championship which has led to such talks.
Speaking exclusively to ECB.CO.UK, he said: “It is always nice when people say nice things about you but, in many respects for me, it really is a case of trying to keep doing the sort of things I’ve been doing.
“I’ve just got to try and keep working hard and improving really. That’s been my thing over the last few years, to keep improving, and we’ll see where that takes me.
“I am not trying to think too far ahead and I know there are a lot of guys who have performed year in and year out ahead of me in the pecking order.
“I am just enjoying being in the set-up and seeing how it all works. I am enjoying playing cricket and hopefully that can continue.”
At the moment, Robson is very excited about the trip to Sri Lanka with the England Lions, and is focused on his aim to do well out there.
“It is very exciting,” he admitted. “The EPP camp in Australia before Christmas was really beneficial to my game and I think everyone would say the same.
“To go to Sri Lanka, where conditions will obviously be pretty foreign to what we’re used to, will obviously be really exciting.”
At the same time, he also said that the conditions would be different in Sri Lanka and thus he’ll have a new challenge to prepare for and look forward to.
“I’ve been to India and Pakistan five or six years ago so it will be my first experience in Asia for a while," revealed Robson.
“There are obviously different challenges and the cricket will be played differently to how it is here in England.
“But, having said that, it is just another game. It’s about trying to do the basics right and doing what I normally do.
“Whatever happens, it will be a good experience and it will just be good to see what it is like I suppose.”
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