IND vs SL 2021: Team India train under the lights in Colombo


Group India held their first coaching session underneath the lights on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo forward of their first ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka on July 18 (Sunday).

In a video uploaded by the BCCI on Twitter, the cricketers may very well be seen present process an intense coaching session. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who tackle the duty of being the vice-captain of the workforce, sweated it out on the nets. In the meantime, younger Mumbai Indians batsman Ishan Kishan appeared calm and composed with the bat.

Watch the clip right here:

After the session, interim head coach Rahul Dravid was seen speaking to the cricketers in a huddle. This might be his first project as India’s head coach and the previous India skipper will look to construct on his popularity because the India A coach.

The younger cricketers are actually excited to work with Dravid. Suryakumar Yadav not too long ago stated that having the previous cricketer round is an enormous increase for the workforce.

“Rahul sir staying round each particular person on this camp is the largest increase. So it’s actually good to have him round. A really calm and composed man and I’m actually excited for this match,” stated Suryakumar Yadav.

It is very important take the texture of enjoying underneath lights: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Group India’s vice-captain for this collection, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, confused that it was necessary to coach underneath the lights forward of the collection. Talking within the video uploaded by the BCCI, Bhuvneshwar stated:

“It was necessary to take the texture of enjoying underneath the lights particularly for the batsmen as a result of it turns into a bit troublesome for them to evaluate the ball. Two periods earlier than the primary ODI might be actually useful for the cricketers to get used to it.”

Ishan Kishan, who’s on his second worldwide tour, additionally echoed the identical sentiments. The younger southpaw acknowledged:

“Initially, I believe it was just a little troublesome for everybody however in a while, I believe we settled in very properly.”

India will play three ODIs in opposition to Sri Lanka adopted by as many T20Is matches on the present tour.


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