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IND Vs ENG Practice Match Highlights: The last match of the five-Test series is to be played between India and England from July 1. Before this, both the teams will face each other in the practice match.
Indian team England in Leicester on Thursday (India vs England) Will start his tour with a practice match against After this, the only Test of the tour will be played between the two teams from July 1. This Test is to be played in Birmingham. Rohit Sharma (Rohit Sharma) Before the match, the team will have a chance to take stock of the preparations as the players have not played any Test match for the last three months. This match is the last match of the five-Test series played last year.
The difficulty for Team India is that there are reports that former captain Virat Kohli is Corona positive, which is threatening the entire team. Although there is no confirmation of this till now. Kohli is part of the video of the practice session shared by BCCI.
Big changes have come in the teams
There has been a lot of difference in the first four matches of the series and this last match. A lot has changed in both the teams. In the first four Test matches of the series, the captaincy of Team India was in the hands of Virat Kohli and the coach was Ravi Shastri. While the captaincy is now in the hands of Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid is playing the responsibility of the coach of the team. In the first four Test matches, the captain of the England team was Joe Root, while the head coach was Chris Silverwood. Now in the fifth match, the captain of the England team is Ben Stokes.
Indian team is going to play test match after three months
The players of the Indian team sweated profusely in the training session of Leicester. India will face the county team in the practice match. Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will come out to open after KL Rahul is out injured. Shubman Gill has not played any match since the Test series played against New Zealand last year. He could not do anything special in that series as well. Now he will be seen trying to repeat the success of Australia tour in this match. It will also be a good Test for Rohit Sharma where he will be seen leading the team outside India for the first time. This match is an important opportunity for Cheteshwar Pujara to return to the team. The team, which has been playing limited overs cricket for three months, will help in getting into Test colors with this practice match.