New Delhi. The Indian team led by Rohit Sharma is currently on a tour of England. Team India will play one Test, 3 ODIs and 3 T20 matches with hosts England. The one-off Test against England will be played at Edgbaston from July 1. Before the Test match, the Indian team is set to play a four-day warm-up match against England’s county team Leicestershire from Thursday (June 23). The interesting thing is that four stars of Team India will play for Leicestershire in this practice match. Rishabh Pant, Cheteshwar Pujara, Jasprit Bumrah and the famous Krishna are going to play for the team of Leicestershire.
The Indian team went on a tour of England last year where the fifth match had to be canceled due to Corona. The Indian team is leading 2-1 in the test series. With the inclusion of four Indian players in Leicestershire’s team, all the members of Team India will get a chance to do enough match practice before the match against England. Looking at the workload management, 13-13 players will play from both the teams.
Navdeep Saini will join as a net bowler
The Indian selectors have decided to add Navdeep Saini, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Simarjit Singh as net bowlers to Team India for the tour of England. Saini and Nagarkoti are with the team at this time. At the same time, Simarjit Singh is going to join soon.
When will India vs Leicestershire practice match be played?
India vs Leicestershire practice match will be played from 23 to 26 June.
Where will the India vs Leicestershire practice match be played?
India vs Leicestershire practice match will be played at Uptonsteel County Ground in Leicester.
What time will India vs Leicestershire practice match start?
India vs Leicestershire practice match will start at 3:00 PM IST.
Where can I watch the India vs Leicestershire practice match?
India vs Leicestershire practice match will not be available on TV channels.
Where to watch live streaming of India vs Leicestershire practice match?
The India vs Leicestershire practice match will be streamed live on the Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s YouTube channel.
The two teams are as follows:
Leicestershire: Samuel Evans (c), Rehan Ahmed, Samuel Bats (wk), Nathan Bowley, Willie Davies, Joe Evison, Lewis Kimber, Avidyne Scande, Roman Walker, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and the famous Krishna.
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Srikar Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj and Umesh Yadav.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 23, 2022, 06:29 IST