The five-Test series between England and India is to start from August 3.. before this series Indian The team is playing a 3-day practice match with County Select XI in Durham. In this practice match, the command of the team is in the hands of Rohit Sharma.. Captain Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. After which the Indian batsmen scored 306 runs for the loss of 9 wickets at the end of the first day’s play in front of the county bowlers.
Combatant innings of KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja
Indian team won the toss and elected to bat on the first day of the three-day warm-up match being played in Durham. But, he could not play openly in front of the opposition bowlers and the team’s first wicket fell for just 33 runs in the form of Rohit Sharma.
After this, not many batsmen could play freely and the team’s score was 107 for the loss of 4 wickets and it seemed that the team would be reduced soon. But, thanks to wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul’s brilliant century (101) and Ravindra Jadeja’s half-century (75), the team made 306 in 90 overs. By the way, let us tell you that KL Rahul was retired hurt.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma disappointed
Rohit Sharma, who became the captain of India against County Select XI, proved to be a flop in this match.. Rohit won the toss and elected to bat first and himself could only score 9 runs in 33 balls.. Mayank Agarwal also failed in the practice match and he could only score 28 runs in 35 balls..
Let us tell you that it is believed that Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal will open in the Test series against England as Shubman Gill has been out of the tour due to injury.. On the other hand, the team management does not want to field KL Rahul at the opening..