IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli practices within the nets on the Motera stadium.© Twitter
India are gearing up for the third Take a look at in opposition to England on the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad, which begins on Wednesday. On Monday, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to social media to share photos from the group’s coaching session underneath the lights forward of the essential Day-Night time recreation. “#TeamIndia follow underneath lights as they gear up for the pink-ball Take a look at on the Cricket Stadium at Motera,” the Indian cricket board captioned the submit. Captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant may be seen batting within the nets within the photos, whereas pacer Mohammed Siraj can also be noticed bowling.
Listed here are a number of snapshots from the nets session pic.twitter.com/bXOMd5ARxn
– BCCI (@BCCI) February 22, 2021
This might be solely the second Day-Night time Take a look at held in India and solely the third time that India will play one.
India’s first Day-Night time Take a look at got here on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in opposition to Bangladesh in 2019, the place Virat Kohli scored a century and Ishant Sharma took 5 wickets because the hosts ran out snug winners.
India additionally performed Australia in a pink-ball Take a look at in Adelaide simply earlier than the England sequence, the place they suffered the notorious 36 all-out to go 1-0 down within the contest Down Below, earlier than ultimately coming again to document a historic win.
India and England come into the third Take a look at with the sequence tied at 1-1.
England took the lead within the sequence within the first match on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, earlier than India received the second recreation – additionally held on the identical venue.
The Day-Night time Take a look at on the Motera may even be the primary worldwide match to be held on the stadium after it was renovated to make it the biggest cricket stadium on this planet.
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