The 27-year-old, who performed his two T20 Internationals again in June 2017, earned himself a recall to the T20 squad in a World cup 12 months on the again of a profitable Huge Bash marketing campaign during which he made 426 runs in 14 video games for runners-up Perth Scorchers.
“I’m a really completely different participant and a really completely different individual since then (2017). The expertise that you simply get by taking part in franchise cricket around the globe is fairly invaluable if you come again to taking part in worldwide cricket.
“For the primary time in my profession I really feel like I belong on this setting. I used to be fairly immature again then. I’m again to having fun with my cricket,” mentioned Livingstone in a media interplay on Wednesday.
The five-match collection in opposition to India shall be performed right here from Friday.
Livingstone was purchased again by Rajasthan Royals within the lately held IPL public sale and is trying ahead to including to his 4 video games he performed within the 2019 version.
“I’ve frolicked within the IPL, two Huge Bashes in addition to Pakistan Tremendous League. Taking part in with completely different gamers around the globe, how they go about their stuff is kind of an expertise. Franchise cricket is a good way to study,” he mentioned.
Contemplating the power of the England squad, Livingstone won’t get to open when he performs however it isn’t a problem for him.
“We now have bought so many world class gamers in English cricket. I delight myself on being versatile. Wherever I get the chance, I shall be able to take it.”
Livingstone used to bowl solely off spin earlier however has now developed as a leg spinner too.
How did that occur?
“I spent a number of time engaged on my leg spin. Taking part in at Previous Trafford helped (contemplating it’s spin pleasant). It’s one thing I need to proceed to work on and hopefully within the subsequent couple of years, I can grow to be a correct all-rounder,” he mentioned.
Requested concerning the morale of the dressing room submit the defeat within the Take a look at collection, he added: “It’s a completely different squad with completely different gamers. Contemporary folks convey extra power into the aspect.
“We now have performed some nice white ball cricket of late and we need to proceed doing that. The collection additionally provides us an opportunity to work out the pitches (forward of the World Cup later this 12 months).
“We now have bought a reasonably full power aspect in opposition to the perfect workforce on this planet. It is going to be check forward of the World Cup.”