The T20 series between India and South Africa is over. Now Team India has a challenge to tour Ireland and England. On the Ireland tour, the Indian team will play a series of two T20 matches. At the same time, on the England tour, the team will play one Test and three-match T20 and ODI series. Team India has reached England for the test.
India has arrived in Leicester to get Test ready
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) June 20, 2022
Barring coach Rahul Dravid, captain Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer, all the players had reached London on June 16. At the same time, Rohit reached London on 18 June. Now all the players have reached Leicester. Here Team India will play a four-day warm-up match against the county team Leicester from June 24. Coaches Dravid, Shreyas and Pant arrived in Leicester on Monday.
Shreyas Iyer posted a picture of the flight with Pant
KL Rahul was made the vice-captain for the England tour, but was ruled out of the series due to an injury. In such a situation, the biggest question before the team management is who will open with Rohit Sharma in the fifth Test. However, by posting a video, the BCCI has resolved this issue as well.
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In the video posted by the board on the Indian cricket team’s Instagram account, Rohit and Shubman Gill are seen doing batting practice. BCCI has written in the caption of the video – Indian team opener Captain Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill doing batting practice and getting into the rhythm on the first day of the net session.
Apart from this, the rest of the team players were also seen warming up. BCCI has also made a post regarding this. These include Shardul Thakur and Jasprit Bumrah. Along with the team, young fast bowler Kamlesh Nagarkoti is also seen warming up. He has been taken on tour as a net bowler. Nagarkoti has the ability to throw the ball at a speed of 150.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 20, 2022
The Test series between India and England will start from July 1. This test will be played in Birmingham. This match was to be played last year only. Then the Indian team went to England to play a five-Test series on the tour. However, the fifth test was postponed after the corona cases surfaced. In this series, the Indian team is ahead of England 2-1. The fifth Test of the series will now be played.
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj , Umesh Yadav, Famous Krishna.
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