Strength in Cricket Field
Strength in Cricket Field, The Indian men’s cricket team is present in England to play six Test matches. In this episode, first the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand and then five Tests will be played against the host country. Team India is currently staying in Southampton. After completing the three-week quarantine here, now the players have started adapting themselves according to the condition by entering the field. Initially, the players were training alone. Now that the quarantine is over, Team India trained in the group for the first time. During this, all the players were seen full of enthusiasm. This was clearly visible even during his practice.
The Indian players were seen sweating in their first practice session before taking the field against New Zealand on June 18.
The BCCI posted a video of the first group training session of the players on its Twitter handle. It is written in the caption, We have had our first group training session and the intensity was high. Team India’s preparations for the World Test Championship final are going on in full swing. It is clearly visible in the video that batsmen like Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill do batting practice.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 10, 2021
During this, all the batsmen are seen in full form. While the rest of the batsmen focus on defending the balls, Pant consistently hits big shots. At the same time, Mohammad Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma are seen practicing bowling. Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri keeps a close eye on the players’ practice during this time.
Intrasquad matches will be held before the final
Along with batting and bowling, players are also seen working hard during fielding. During this, more attention was given to close catching. In the video, Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, and Mayank Agarwal are seen standing like slip cordons and taking catches. In this way, Indian players are seen sweating in their first practice session before taking the field against New Zealand on 18 June. It is time for the final, so there will be many such practice sessions. Along with this, intrasquad matches will also be played between the players of the team. Only after this, the playing XI will be selected.