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WATCH: Team India Perform A Fun Drill Ahead Of The England Test Series

Ahead of the marquee 5 match England Test series, Team India was seen performing a fun drill at Durham on Tuesday BCCI shared a video on Twitter

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Indian cricketers were seen training together at the Durham Cricket Club to prepare for the five-match Test series against England. The India vs England series is all set to start from August 4 in Nottingham. In the meantime, with only a few days left team India is training hard to get ready for the event. Meanwhile, to get warmed up Team India was seen performing a fun drill in Durham.

Players like Cheteshwar Pujara, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur, Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Jasprit Bumrah, and others were involved in the game. However Indian captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane were nowhere seen in the video.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)  uploaded a video on Twitter with the caption:

🎥 Sample that for a fun drill session to get the side charged up! 👌 👌

In the video, the cricketer was divided into two teams. Notably, Rishabh Pant was the leader of one side and Shardul Thakur was the leader of the second team. They were allowed to select players in their team one by one.

The first pick of Shardul Thakur was star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, meanwhile, Rishabh Pant was seen picking Jasprit Bumrah in his team. Also, Shardul Thakur selected Umesh Yadav in his side and Rishabh Pant selected Axar Patel in his team. Also just like this teams were finalised.

The rules of the game stated a player has to catch the ball from one hand and throw it from his other hand. During that period if a player gets touched he will be declared out. Also, the team had to have 7 passes and the ball had to stop in the middle of the circle. All the cricketers were seen enjoying the fun drill.

Meanwhile, Team India will be looking forward to giving their best performance in the England Test series. Virat Kohli led side will be looking to gain some confidence back after losing the WTC final against New Zealand at Southampton.


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