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India vs County XI live: Virat Kohli & Co warm-up ahead of practice match against Will Rhodes’ County Select XI

India vs County XI live: Virat Kohli & Co warm-up ahead of practice match against Will Rhodes’ County Select XI- Virat Kohli & Co will play a three-day warm-up match against County XI at Emirates Riverside from Tuesday ahead of the upcoming Test series against England. India will take on will play against Will Rhodes’ County Select XI. Ahead of the fixture, Team India shifted their focus on fielding drills under the guidance of fielding coach R Sridhar.

“Today’s session kicked off with team drills and team competitions. It will activate the team. We began with the catching, direct hits, and throwing accurately to the bowler’s end which got them going. Direct hits are very important even though it is Test cricket,” R Sridhar said in a video shared by BCCI.

“Then we moved on to a game, under-arm throwing — a very underestimated part of cricket. It included speed and agility and changing of direction for the boys. We had two teams with one comprising Virat, Rohit, and others. The other team was taken over by Ashwin and Pujara. Eventually, Virat’s team took the competition with a 10-8 lead. However, Puji and Ashwin were convinced they won,” he added.

County Select XI squad: Will Rhodes (Warwickshire – captain), Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire), Tom Aspinwell (Lancashire), Ethan Bamber (Middlesex), James Bracey (Gloucestershire), Jack Carson (Sussex), Zak Chappell (Nottinghamshire), Haseeb Hameed (Nottinghamshire), Lyndon James (Nottinghamshire), Jake Libby (Worcestershire), Craig Miles (Warwickshire), Liam Patterson-White (Nottinghamshire), James Rew (Somerset), Rob Yates (Warwickshire).

India tour of England: Virat Kohli & Co to face Will Rhodes-led County Select XI in practice match

India tour of England: schedule and squad

India’s tour of England, 2021-22
Sr. Date Match Venue
1 4th – 8th August 1st Test vs England Nottingham
2 12th – 16th August 2nd Test vs England London (Lord’s)
3 25th – 29th August 3rd Test vs England Leeds
4 2nd – 6th September 4th Test vs England London (Oval)
5 10th – 14th September 5th Test vs England Manchester


India’s squad: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper).

Standby players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla

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