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The Indian team practiced fiercely at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also shared photographs of the practice.
India and England will play day-night Test for the first time. The match will be played at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on 24 February. This will be the first international match in Motera. In such a situation, no one knows what the pitch will be like. The last two matches of the 4-Test series are to be held on this ground.
Team India has started preparing for this. All the players, including captain Virat Kohli, want to understand the ground and the pitch. For this, everyone sweated heavily in net practice.
Team India’s key players were seen sweating on the field
The Indian team’s key players including captain Kohli were vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, pacer Mohammad Siraj and Jaspreet Bumrah sweating heavily at the Motera Stadium. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also shared some photos of him.
The last two Tests of the series will be in Motera
The 4-Test series between the two teams is at 1-1 level. The first match was won by England by 227 runs. In the second Test, Team India had won by 317 runs. The last two decisive Tests of the series are to be held in Motera. For this, both teams reached Ahmedabad on 18 February.
Since then, both teams have been continuously sweating the nets. The two teams have been practicing at different times due to the Corona protocol. Motera is the largest cricket stadium in the world. The audience capacity here is 1.10 lakh. There are excellent arrangements for net practice here. The video has been shared by BCCI on social media.