India carried out their first group follow session at a floor adjoining to Ageas Bowl in Southampton on June 10, 5 days after being allowed staggered training within the run-up to the World Test Championship (WTC) final towards New Zealand.
The WTC final is scheduled to be held from Jun 18 to 22.
It was the first time the gamers blended with their teammates on the bottom after being allowed to run within the gymnasium and the principle enjoying discipline at totally different time slots on completion of the third day of their exhausting quarantine within the U.Ok.
“We have had our first group training session and the intensity was high Fire. #TeamIndia’s preparations are on in full swing for the #WTC21 Final,” the BCCI wrote in a twitter publish together with a brief video of the training session.
The gamers had a full internet session, the place the likes of skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant batted for a substantial quantity of time and confronted throw-downs as properly.
The bowlers too had an intense session with all the principle gamers — Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Ravichandran Ashwin — taking part within the follow session.
The nets have been adopted by a fielding session below fielding coach R. Sridhar, which largely focussed on catching within the slip cordon.
Earlier, the gamers have been allowed to return out of their Hilton Hotel rooms, a Hampshire Bowl property, on the third day, following which they began their particular person training.
The gamers have been additionally offered fundamental equipments of their rooms for train functions.