- Practice Match Day 3: Ravindra Jadeja got 54 not out in 76 balls
- Mohammed Siraj picks 2 wickets
- India’s coach Ravi Shastri kept a close eye on the entire match proceeding
The Indian team is gearing up for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand which is led by Kane Williamsonwhich will take place at Southampton from the 18th of June. Virat Kohli and company are getting much-needed practice ahead of the WTC 2021 final marquee.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has shared yet another video of the highlights of the intra-squad practice match which included all the Indian players in the English flight.
The BCCI captioned the tweet “The third day of intra-squad match simulation was about settling down and finding that rhythm”.
Every player in the Indian squad was looking in good shape and form in the videos which were shared by the BCCI recently.
Before this, the Indian Cricket Board had shared another video that highlighted Ravindra Jadeja’s unbeaten knock of 54 off 76 deliveries. Fast-bowler Mohammed Siraj was the leading the pack with the figures of 2/22 on the third day.
India’s Head coach Ravi Shastri was seen keeping a close eye on the entire practice match proceedings.
BCCI captioned the post, “Ravindra Jadeja gets to his half-century (54* off 76) as play on Day 3 of the intra-squad match simulation comes to end. Mohammed Siraj is amongst wickets with figures of 2/22”.
.@imjadeja gets to his half-century (54* off 76) as play on Day 3 of the intra-squad match simulation comes to end.@mdsirajofficial is amongst wickets with figures of 2/22.#TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/3tIBTGsD3L— BCCI (@BCCI) June 13, 2021
On Day 1 and 2 of the practice match, as per the BCCI’s shared scorecard, senior Indian pacer Ishant Sharma picked up 3 wickets, wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant scored a quickfire 121 runs from just 94 deliveries, while the young opener Shubman Gill scored a steady 85 runs in 135 deliveries.
The final of the World Test Championship 2021 will be played at the Ageas Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton and start from the 18th of June until the 22nd of June.