Virat Kohli hitting the nets throughout warm-up recreation towards County Choose XI.© Twitter
India captain Virat Kohli hit the nets on Wednesday at Riverside, Durham at the same time as Indians performed a warm-up match at towards County Choose XI on the identical venue. Durham Cricket shared a video the place Kohli was seen batting within the nets in the course of the lunch break on Day 2 of the warm-up recreation. “Hello @imVkohli! A lunch time web session for the @BCCI captain at Emirates Riverside,” Durham Cricket tweeted. Later, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) additionally shared a video on their Twitter deal with of captain Kohli training within the nets at Durham. “Captain @imVkohli batting = Pure bliss #TeamIndia,” tweeted BCCI.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 21, 2021
A lunch time web session for the @BCCI captain at Emirates Riverside.
— Durham Cricket (@DurhamCricket) July 21, 2021
Kohli was not included within the Indian XI for the warm-up match as he skilled stiffness in his again on Day 1. Virat’s deputy within the Take a look at group Ajinkya Rahane too was not the a part of Indian XI after he had “gentle swelling round his left higher hamstring”, BCCI mentioned on Tuesday.
Each gamers are anticipated to regain full health earlier than the primary Take a look at match towards England beginning August 4.
Within 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.
Solely KL Rahul (101) and Ravindra Jadeja (75) transformed their good begin to massive scores whereas Mayank Agarwal (28), Hanuma Vihari (24), and Cheteshwar Pujara (21) did not go massive 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 Take a look at sequence.
The primary Take a look at of the five-match Take a look at sequence between India-England will begin on August 4 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
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