Pujara, Pant and Jasprit Bumrah will play against Team India, know the whole matter
The Indian team will play a four-day warm-up match against England Cricket Club Leicestershire on Thursday ahead of the fifth scheduled Test against England on July 1. After the fourth Test of the five-match Test series last year, the fifth Test was rescheduled due to the Kovid-19 case in the Indian camp. The practice match will help India adapt to the situation as they arrive in England for the fifth Test after a long absence. After a 157-run victory in the fourth Test at the Oval last year, India are currently 2-1 ahead of the hosts in the Test series.
Indian will play for England Cricket Club
Meanwhile, India’s key players Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Krishna’s rival Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) have been included in the squad. He will play alongside county captain Sam Evans. “Key India players Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and the famous Krishna will all join the Leicestershire squad, which will be captained by Sam Evans,” the England club said in a statement. “The LCCC, BCCI and ECB have agreed to allow four Indian players from the Tour Camp to be part of the running Fox side.
Rohit Sharma will lead the practice match
The match will be played between 13 players from both the teams to give all players a chance to play in England,” he said, adding that skipper Rohit Sharma will lead the Indian team in the warm-up match against Leicestershire and will also be the captain. In the rescheduled Test against England at Edgbaston on July 1, the Indian team arrived in Leicestershire on Sunday before starting the first training and net session at Uptonsteel County Ground on Monday morning, the England club said in a statement.
An ECB statement said: “The world’s second best Test team practiced for three days ahead of the four-day match against Running Fox yesterday. They will play for the rescheduled fifth Test against England at Edgbaston in early July.
Indian team for practice match: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj and Umesh Yadav.