New Delhi: Team India will start the 5-match Test series against England from August 4. After the defeat in the final of the World Test Championship, Virat Sena would like to forget their defeat by winning this series. In this way, Team India got busy with its work and has started preparing for this series. All the players are sweating profusely during practice. In such a situation, this match between Virat & Company and County Select XI will be of 3 days, which will start from 20th July and will run till 23rd July.
Before that, during the practice session, there was a tremendous match between team Kohli-Rohit and team Ashwin-Pujara.
Team Kohli-Rohit VS Team Ashwin-Pujara
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has shared a video on its social media. In which all the players are focusing on their fitness and fielding. A very fun practice session took place under the supervision of Team India’s fielding coach R Sridhar. During this, the players of Team India were divided into two teams. One team was ‘Virat-Rohit’ while the other team was ‘Ashwin-Pujara’. There was a contest between the two teams regarding fielding drills, in which Kohli-Rohit’s team won.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 19, 2021
Sridhar said in the video shared by the BCCI that such activities increase sportsmanship among the players of the team. Apart from this, Sridhar told that there was a very tough competition between the two teams, but in the end Kohli-Rohit’s team won.
India vs England to start from 4th August
After losing to New Zealand, now Team India has to play a 5-match Test series against England. The first match of the five-match Test series will be held in Nottingham from 4 to 8 August. The second Test match will be played at Lord’s from August 12, while the third Test is to be played at Headingley from August 25. The fourth Test will start at the Kennington Oval ground on 2 September and the fifth Test match of the series will be played in Manchester till 10 September.