IND vs ENG: Virat Kohli practices within the nets on the Motera stadium.© Twitter
India are gearing up for the third Test towards England at the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad, which begins on Wednesday. On Monday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to social media to share footage from the group’s coaching session beneath the lights forward of the essential Day-Night sport. “#TeamIndia practice under lights as they gear up for the pink-ball Test at the Cricket Stadium at Motera,” the Indian cricket board captioned the put up. Captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant might be seen batting within the nets within the footage, whereas pacer Mohammed Siraj can also be noticed bowling.
Here are just a few snapshots from the nets session pic.twitter.com/bXOMd5ARxn
– BCCI (@BCCI) February 22, 2021
This shall be solely the second Day-Night Test held in India and solely the third time that India will play one.
India’s first Day-Night Test got here on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata towards 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 Test in Adelaide simply earlier than the England collection, the place they suffered the notorious 36 all-out to go 1-Zero down within the contest Down Under, earlier than ultimately coming again to document a historic win.
India and England come into the third Test with the collection tied at 1-1.
England took the lead within the collection within the first match on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, earlier than India received the second sport – additionally held on the identical venue.
The Day-Night Test 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 the planet.
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