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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.
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. The board wrote in its caption that our first group training session was very good. The players were excited. Team India’s preparation is in full swing.
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.
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.