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Team India players took part in a group training session.
Only 8 days are left for the World Test Championship final. The final match will be played between India and New Zealand from June 18 to June 22. Team India has started preparations regarding this. On Thursday, the team had its first group training session. In this, Rishabh Pant was seen practicing to hit six. At the same time, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit a lot of cover drive shots.
More than 10 players took part in the nets session
BCCI also shared its video on social media. In this, many players including Ajinkya Rahane, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mohammad Siraj and Shubman Gill are seen sweating profusely. At the same time, head coach Ravi Shastri and bowling coach Bharat Arun also appeared together during the bowling practice.
Virat Kohli also shared the photo on social media
The board wrote in the caption of the video that our first group training session was great. The players were excited. Team India’s preparation is in full swing. Earlier on Wednesday, Captain Virat also shared a picture. He wrote – The sun also brings a smile on the face.
Bumrah and Shami try to bowl a yorker
In the video, where Ashwin harassed the players in front with his spin. At the same time, Bumrah and Shami practiced yorker. Siraj and Ishant were seen bowling with control. Pujara focused on hitting the defense and hitting the leg side. Apart from this, Shubman and Jadeja were also seen doing batting practice. Along with this, fielding practice was also done to the players.
Virat shared this picture.
Team India had to go through strict quarantine for the first 3 days
The Indian team reached England on 3 June. After 3 days of strict quarantine, training was allowed from 6 June. However, players were allowed to train alone. Players have been allowed to train in the group from today.
At the same time, the New Zealand team has been in England since May 17. After about 12 days of training, the Kiwi team has also played a test against England. The Kiwi team will play the second Test against England from Thursday. After the final, Team India will play a 5-match Test series against England from August 4.