India are gearing up for the rescheduled fifth Test match in opposition to England. The Rohit Sharma-led group sweated it out on the nets within the lead as much as the much-awaited match.
India and England will start the fifth Test on July 1 at Edgbaston, Birmingham. India are presently main the five-match collection by 2-1.
The grind is #StaffIndia sweat it out within the nets within the lead as much as the rescheduled fifth #ENGvIND Test. pic.twitter.com/IZhxSLkAwH
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 23, 2022
Ahead of the match, India will play a observe sport in opposition to English county group Leicestershire, starting June 23 at Grace Road, Leicester.
Meanwhile, England, who’re internet hosting New Zealand for a three-Test match collection, will tackle the world champions within the third and closing Test on June 23. Under the brand new captain and coach duo, Ben Stokes and Brendon McCallum, England have taken an unassaliable lead 2-0 in opposition to New Zealand.
CHANGE IN CAPTAINCY
Virat Kohli and Joe Root, who each led India and England final 12 months respectively, stepped down from the Test captaincy earlier this 12 months. While Kohli relinquished the function after India misplaced the Test collection in opposition to South Africa, Root give up the captaincy following the Ashes hammering in Australia and collection defeat in opposition to West Indies.
Rohit Sharma and Ben Stokes will lead India and England within the upcoming fifth Test subsequent month.
Cheteshwar Pujara, who was dropped for the house collection in opposition to Sri Lanka, bagged his ticket to the UK after regaining his kind by scoring 720 runs for Sussex in England’s County Championship. He registered two centuries and a double hundred in April-May this 12 months.
India Test squad: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul (vc) Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.