India made a special plan for T20 World Cup 2022
Indian team will make Perth its base
Apart from 2 warm-up matches, the team will also play practice matches.
New Delhi. Team India led by Rohit Sharma is eyeing to win the T20 World Cup. For this, the Indian team does not want to leave any gap in its preparations. Before the tournament, the team will make special preparations to adapt to its weaknesses and the conditions of Australia. For this, the Indian team has decided to make Perth its base in Australia. BCCI has also given green signal for this. The biggest reason for making Perth a base is the extra bounce in the wickets there. Before the T20 World Cup, Indian batsmen want to adjust to the bounce and extra pace by practicing here. So that he does not have any problem in playing fast balls in the World Cup.
According to the information, Team India will practice for 2 weeks in Perth and will play intra squad matches before the warm-up match of the World Cup. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that the Indian team will reach Australia two or two and a half weeks before the World Cup. The team will train and practice in Perth. Not only this, some practice matches will also be played there.
Let us tell you that Team India was earlier scheduled to leave for Australia on 9 October but coach Rahul Dravid had requested BCCI to arrange for extra practice matches for the team. Considering this, the BCCI has decided to send the team to Australia a few days ago.
Team India will play extra practice match in Australia
A BCCI official told InsideSport, “We are in talks with some teams who can play practice matches with us in addition to the warm-up matches scheduled by the ICC.” Team India has to play the same match T20 series against South Africa after 3 T20 series against Australia. Its last match is to be played on October 4 in Indore. Now the Indian team will leave for Australia on 5 October after the end of this match. The first team was planned to go to Australia on 9 October.
Indian team will also take standby players
With the early flight to Australia, the Indian team will accompany the net bowler and standby players. At the same time, apart from the two warm-up matches scheduled for Team India by the ICC, New Zealand (October 17) and Australia (October 18), BCCI is working on a plan of at least three warm-up matches for the team in Australia. The Indian team will play the first match in the T20 World Cup against Pakistan on 23 October.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 15:48 IST