New Delhi: TM India has started its tour in England. Ahead of the final Test of the series, Team India has started playing warm-up matches from Thursday (June 23). The match is being played against English club Leicestershire. The Indian cricket team received a grand welcome for this warm-up match. To play the match against them among the British, Team India took a grand entry in its own indigenous style.
The Indian players were welcomed in the Indian style. Drums were played fiercely in the ground. At the same time, according to the Indian culture, the artists gave a warm welcome to Team India while dancing. A video of this was shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Twitter. In the video, it can be seen that the artists danced wearing Indian costumes and welcomed the Indian players with full enthusiasm. During this time, everyone also waved the tricolor.
Let us know that after winning the toss against Leicestershire Club in the warm-up match, Team India captain Rohit Sharma decided to bat first. After this, for India, captain Rohit took the lead in the opening with Shubman Gill. Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari and Srikar Bharat have also been included in the squad in the warm-up match. While Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and the famous Krishna are playing for Leicestershire.
Both teams for the warm-up match -
Indian squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav.
Leicestershire squad: Sam Evans (captain), Rehan Ahmed, Sam Bates (wicketkeeper), Nate Bowley, Will Davis, Joey Ivison, Luis Kimber, Abi Sakande, Roman Walker, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and prasidh Krishna