Ahead of the upcoming day-night IND vs ENG 3rd Test at Motera Stadium, Indian skipper Virat Kohli is making sure that he gets prepared and leaves nothing behind as an excuse to cement India’s spot in the WTC (World Test championship) final qualification.
India and England arrived at the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday for their third pink-ball Test. The four-match series currently stands level at 1-1. The fourth Test of the series will also be played at the Motera Stadium.
Earlier, BCCI’s selection committee, on Wednesday, announced that pacer Umesh Yadav will join the team in Ahmedabad after he passed the fitness test for the third and fourth Test against England. Umesh will replace Shardul Thakur in the squad, and the latter will be released for the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Virat Kohli Posts Consistency Is Key To His Game Of Cricket
Virat Kohli on Friday shared a glimpse of how he is gearing up for the third Test against England and captioned the post, “Consistency is the key”. Virat Kohli posted lifting heavyweights while doing his favourite Power Snatch Training and burning some extra calories for the upcoming IND vs ENG 3rd Test
Consistency is the 🔑 pic.twitter.com/GybCwqFgCl
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 19, 2021
Reminder to everyone that Virat Kohli has gone more than 13 months without scoring a ton. With the Calibre and potential of Virat Kohli, we all fans are sensing a ton coming very soon. Virat Kohli has been consistent with his fitness since 2013 and we have never seen him out of shape like Rohit Sharma, Risabh Pant, and co. So yeah as Virat Kohli says in the post “ Consistency is the key”.
India squad for last two Tests
Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj.
India achieved an emphatic 317-run win against England in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series. As a result, the series stands level at 1-1 and the Kohli-led side has also reached the second spot in World Test Championship (WTC) standings. 3rd Test match starts on 24th Feb, 2:30 pm on Star sports and Disney Hotstar