India’s vs England: Team India can suffer a huge loss if Birmingham Test loses. Indian captain Rohit Sharma will face a tough challenge in the one-off Test against England. The Indian team has a lot at stake in the remaining fifth and final Test match of the last tour to be played in Birmingham from July 1 to 5.
This match is also very important to stay in the race for the final of the ICC World Test Championship. If Team India loses the Birmingham Test, then it can slip to the fourth place in the championship points table. It is worth noting that last year due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, the fifth Test of the series was postponed.
Coach Rahul Dravid associated with the practice session
After the end of the T20 series against Africa, Team India’s head coach Rahul Dravid reached Leicester city with the players. On Tuesday, he also took the players’ session before the team’s practice session.
The second team will leave for Dublin
Meanwhile, under the direction of VVS Laxman, the second team India will leave for Dublin in a day or two. Where he has to play T20 matches against Ireland on 26 and 28 June.
Depends on Sri Lanka-Australia Test
The situation will also depend on the result of the first test match between Sri Lanka and Australia. India is at number three in the table with a win percentage of 58.33 percent. While Sri Lanka ranked fourth with 55.56 percent. If Sri Lanka wins and India loses, there will be a big difference.
Ashwin did not go due to corona
Indian all-rounder R Ashwin could not accompany the first team of Team India to fly to London on June 16 due to being found to be Corona positive. Ashwin will be able to join the team after completing the quarantine. Although he is fully expected to play in the Birmingham Test to be held from July 1 to 5.
The squad may be announced next week
The Test match on the England tour will be played from July 1, for which the players involved in the squad have started preparations. After this test, the Indian team will play the T20 and ODI series against England. For this, the Chetan Sharma-led selection committee may announce the squad next week.
International yoga day
Yoga brings strength and growth: Ishant
Indian players appealed to keep body and minds healthy. Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma urged people to take a pledge to strike a balance in life. He tweeted that yoga has strength and growth, on this yoga day, let’s take a pledge to create balance in life. Meanwhile, former fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad posted a video doing yoga and wrote, adopt yoga and move forward with your life and become strong. It strengthens the back and abdominal muscles. Tones the muscles of the legs and arms. Opens up the chest, neck, and shoulders. And reduces stress and fatigue.