Friday , June 14 2024

India and England Test match: Both teams sweated profusely on the first day

Ranchi, 21 February (Hindu). The fourth Test match of the series is to be played between India and England from 23 to 27 February at the JSCA Stadium in Ranchi. India is maintaining pressure on England with a lead of 2-1. On Wednesday, both the teams sweated profusely in the practice session. Both India and England teams took turns practicing in the nets at the Oval Ground. England practiced for three hours in the morning. While the Indian team practiced in the afternoon. During this time, the batsmen and bowlers sweated in the practice net built at the Oval ground of JSCA. Also did warm-up, fielding and catching practice in the main ground.

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikal spent the most time in the nets on the first day of practice. Rohit Sharma and Shubman played the main bowlers of the Indian team in the nets. Local bowlers also kept some players practicing in the nets. During this period, Rahul Dravid kept observing the players better. Indian bowlers also bowled well during net practice. Mo. Siraj bowled to Rohit and Shubman Gill for the longest time. Both the teams are staying in Hotel Radiance Blue. Both the teams were taken to the stadium by bus under tight security and both the teams were brought back to the hotel. During this period, strict security arrangements were made.