Team India begins training in Durham for warm-up match against County Select XI | Cricket News – Times of India

CHESTER-LE-STREET: Virat Kohli-led Indian crew on Friday educated forward of their three-day warm-up match against County Championship XI to organize for the upcoming Test sequence against England in August.
Team India arrived in Durham for the follow match which might be performed behind closed doorways.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday shared an image from the crew’s warm-up session.

Warwickshire captain Will Rhodes will lead a 14-man squad which additionally contains latest Test debutant James Bracey and Nottinghamshire opener Haseeb Hameed, who made his Test debut against India in 2016.
“The squad was selected after consulting with the first-class counties on player availability and to provide some of the high-potential talent from across the county game with the opportunity to test themselves against the ICC World Test Championship finalists,” stated ECB in an official assertion.
The county gamers will bridge right into a crew setting and bear the COVID-19 take a look at earlier than being cleared to play in the match.
Team India will use Emirates Riverside as a house venue for their preparations this summer season. The three-day sport against a County Select is on July 20.
Speaking to the media at a digital press convention on the finish of the World Test Championship closing against New Zealand, Kohli had stated his aspect needed first-class video games forward of the sequence against England, however they haven’t been provided that.
“Well, that doesn’t depend on us. We obviously wanted first-class games, which I believe have not been given to us. I don’t know what the reasons for that are. But yeah, other than that I think our preparation time will be ample for us to be ready for the first Test,” stated Kohli.
Also, India opener Shubman Gill has been dominated out for eight weeks after he suffered a shin harm put up the ultimate encounter at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

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