New Delhi. The Indian cricket team is playing against Leicestershire club in a four-day warm-up match before the Test match against England. Today is the second day of the match. At the end of the first day’s play, India declared the innings after scoring 246 for 8 in their first innings. Srikar Bharat scored the highest unbeaten 70 runs for India.
On the first day, captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari, Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja returned to the pavilion cheaply. Virat Kohli was dismissed for 33 while Rohit Sharma scored 25 runs in 47 balls. For Leicestershire, fast bowler Roman Walker impressed very much with his bowling on the first day. He took a total of five wickets including Kohli.
A fitting welcome for an incredible day one with @BCCI
We can’t wait for day two.
— Leicestershire Foxes (@leicsccc) June 23, 2022
The fifth and last Test match of the remaining series of last year’s series will be played between India and England from July 1. When the fifth Test was postponed in 2021 due to Kovid, then Team India was ahead 2-1 in the series.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 24, 2022, 15:12 IST