Indian Team: The Indian team is currently playing a series of five T20 matches against South Africa at home. After this, India has to play a two-match T20 series against Ireland. Now veteran VVS Laxman has been included in Team India for Ireland tour. He has been given an important responsibility.
Laxman got this responsibility
National Cricket Academy (NCA) chief VVS Laxman will be the head coach of the Indian team on the Ireland tour. Sitanshu Kotak has also been included in the associate members. Kotak has been a part of the India A team system in the past as well. He will be the batting coach, while Munish Bali and Sairaj Bahule have been given the responsibility of fielding and bowling respectively. Both of them were part of the India-19 team’s World Cup campaign in the West Indies earlier this year.
Rahul Dravid to go on England tour
Rahul Dravid is currently a part of Team India playing the series against South Africa. Head coach Rahul Dravid along with other senior support members will leave for England with the Test team later this week. The trio of Munish Bali, Sitanshu Kotak and Bahule have already joined the team playing the ongoing T20 International against South Africa.
Ireland will play 2 T20 matches
The Indian team will play a series of 2 T20 matches on the Ireland tour. The squad for the Ireland series has not been announced yet. On this tour, the Indian team has to play two matches on 26 and 28 June. India will mainly field a team of T20 specialists against Ireland, but a strong Indian team will take the field in the limited overs series to be played on the tour of England. In this series starting from July 7, a series of three ODIs and as many T20 matches will be played.
Team India is ahead in the series
Last year, due to the Corona epidemic, the five-Test series had to be stopped midway. Team India is ahead 2-1 in this series. The fifth match of the series will start from July 1. Before this match, the team will play a warm-up match against Leicestershire from June 24 to 27.