With the WTC final set to start from June 18, team India has kick-started their preparations & are currently playing an intra-squad match.
The BCCI has recently shared the highlights video of the intra-squad match in which the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ravichandran Ashwin are seen showing off their bowling skills against star batsmen Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma.
The BCCI has shared the highlights from Day 1 of the intra-squad match on Twitter & captioned it as, “A good Day 1 at the office for #TeamIndia at the intra-squad match simulation ahead of #WTC21 Final”.
The WTC final is scheduled to commence from June 18 at the Ageas Bowl Southampton. Just like India, New Zealand will also come into the mega-event with proper practice as they are currently playing two-match test series against England. After the end of the WTC final, team India will come into a face-off with England’s squad for a five-match test series starting from August 4.
The Indian Cricket team landed in Southampton on June 3 & after completing three days of mandatory hard quarantine the Indian squad had hit the ground & have started with their outdoor training sessions. The players are tested regularly at the Ageas Bowl prior to & post quarantine period.
Meanwhile, the New Zealand team is playing a bilateral test series against England & the team will now move from the ECB bio-secure bubble into the WTC final bubble on June 15 & will be subjected to regular testing, prior to & post-arrival in Southampton.
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