Virat Kohli hitting the nets throughout warm-up sport in opposition to County Select XI.© Twitter
India captain Virat Kohli hit the nets on Wednesday at Riverside, Durham whilst Indians performed a warm-up match at in opposition to County Select XI on the identical venue. Durham Cricket shared a video the place Kohli was seen batting within the nets throughout the lunch break on Day 2 of the warm-up sport. “Hi @imVkohli! A lunch time internet session for the @BCCI captain at Emirates Riverside,” Durham Cricket tweeted. Later, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) additionally shared a video on their Twitter deal with of captain Kohli working towards within the nets at Durham. “Captain @imVkohli batting = pure bliss #StaffIndia,” tweeted BCCI.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 21, 2021
A lunch time internet session for the @BCCI captain at Emirates Riverside.
— Durham Cricket (@DurhamCricket) July 21, 2021
Kohli was not included in the Indian XI for the warm-up match as he skilled stiffness in his again on Day 1. Virat’s deputy within the Test workforce Ajinkya Rahane too was not the a part of Indian XI after he had “gentle swelling round his left higher hamstring”, BCCI stated on Tuesday.
Both gamers are anticipated to regain full health earlier than the primary Test match in opposition to England beginning August 4.
In the absence of the common captain and vice-captain Rohit Sharma captained the Indians, who had been all-out for 311 within the first innings.
Only KL Rahul (101) and Ravindra Jadeja (75) transformed their good begin to large scores whereas Mayank Agarwal (28), Hanuma Vihari (24), and Cheteshwar Pujara (21) did not go large after spending a while on the crease.
Rahul went on to attain a superb hundred and made his case stronger for the spot in taking part in XI within the England Test collection.
The first Test of the five-match Test collection between India-England will begin on August 4 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
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