In a video shared on Twitter by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Indian cricket team can be seen sweating it out in the gym. Captain Virat Kohli, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, pacer Jasprit Bumrah, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, and batsmen Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Mayank Agarwal put their skills to the test ahead of a longer England tour that begins on June 18 with the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand. The video was captioned, “Preps in full swing as #TeamIndia sweat it out in the gym ahead of the ICC World Test Championship Final.” stay with us to know about Team India preparation for WTC final 2021
— BCCI (@BCCI) May 31, 2021
Team India preparation for WTC final 2021 – The players benefitted from the break and got much relaxation after the”Tough Year”
Soham Desai, a strength and conditioning instructor, was also featured in the video. He claimed that the players benefitted from the break and got much-needed relaxation after a tough year.
All of the players seen in the video are a part of the BCCI’s 20-player team for the six Tests in England. Wriddhiman Saha, the wicketkeeper, and KL Rahul, the batter, are also awaiting fitness clearance.
Schedule to hold the World Test Championship finals @Ageas Bowl in Southampton
The first-ever WTC Final will be held at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Prior to that, New Zealand will play England in a two-Test series beginning on June 2 at Lord’s. The second Test will begin on June 10 in Birmingham’s Edgbaston.
Then, from August 4 to September 14, there will be a five-match Test series between India and the hosts, England. The Tests against England will be held at Lord’s, Trent Bridge, The Oval, Headingley, and Old Trafford.