India vs England, Practice Match Preview: Team India will clash with Red Ball after three months
Indian The cricket team will start the tour with a warm-up match against England in Leicester on Thursday. After this, a Test match will be played between the two teams from July 1. The only test match played on the Indian team’s tour of England. Before this test match to be played in Birmingham team india You will have a chance to test your preparation. of Indian team captaincy Rohit Sharma is doing it. The Indian team has not played a single test match in the last three months. In this way, after three months, he will try his hand at the red ball. This match is the last remaining match of the five-Test series played last year.
The problem for Team India is that there are reports that former captain Virat Kohli is positive for Corona, which is a threat to the entire team. However, this has not been confirmed yet. Kohli has also been involved in the video of the practice session shared by the BCCI.
Big changes in teams
There has been a lot of difference between the first four matches of the series and this last match. A lot has changed in both the teams. In the first four Tests of the series, Team India was captained by Virat Kohli and coached by Ravi Shastri. While the captaincy is now in the hands of Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid is the coach of the team. Joe Root captained England in the first four Tests while Chris Silverwood was the head coach. Now England’s captain in the fifth match is Ben Stokes.
Indian team is going to play test match after three months
The players of the Indian team sweat profusely during the training session in Leicester. India will face the county team in the practice match. After KL Rahul’s injury, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will enter the opening. Shubman Gill has not played a single match since the Test series against New Zealand last year. He could not do anything special in that series as well. Now he will be seen trying to replicate the success of the Australia tour in this match.
It will also be a good test for Rohit Sharma where he will be seen leading the team outside India for the first time. This match is an important opportunity for Cheteshwar Pujara to return to the team. This practice match will help the team playing limited overs cricket for three months to add color to the Test.