The inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) remaining in opposition to New Zealand is simply eight days away and Team India had their first group training session forward of the high-octane conflict on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday (June 9). Virat Kohli and boys’ preparations are in full swing for the WTC remaining. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday (June 10) shared a glimpse from the ‘high intensity’ training session of Team India.
In the video, the Kohli-led aspect appears to have ticked all of the bins with gamers sweating it out on the sector honing each talent required to be within the top-notch kind earlier than taking the sector on June 18.
“We have had our first group training session and the intensity was high. TeamIndia’s preparations are on in full swing for the WTC21 Final,” BCCI tweeted.
Watch the video right here…
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 10, 2021
The Indian cricket group had landed in Southampton on June 3 and after that, each member of the touring contingent underwent three-day necessary onerous quarantine. At the Ageas Bowl, the gamers have been examined once more earlier than commencing a interval of managed isolation. Regular checks can be performed in the course of the interval of isolation.
Kohli like different members of the Indian aspect is right here along with his household which incorporates his Bollywood star spouse Anushka Sharma and daughter Vamika.
Prior to departing for England, India head coach Ravi Shastri had mentioned that going forward, the International Cricket Council (ICC) ought to look to make the ultimate of the WTC a best-of-three contest and it may very well be performed like a three-match sequence.
Similarly, newly-married India and Mumbai Indians paceman Jasprit Bumrah additionally hit the nets with the group. It was Bumrah’s first internet session with the Indian group since his marriage to sports activities presenter Sanjana Ganesan.
Meanwhile, the New Zealand group is already within the UK for his or her bilateral sequence in opposition to England and the group will transition from the ECB bio-secure surroundings into the WTC Final bubble on June 15 and can be topic to common testing previous to and post-arrival in Southampton.