Ajinkya Rahane spent the part of his first day of Quarantine in Chennai ahead of 1st test match against England by playing with his daughter.
Rahane’s wife Radhika posted a video on twitter in which Rahane can be seen playing with his daughter. Radhika captioned the video as father-daughter duo “My entertainment in quarantine.” Ajinkya Rahane who led team India from fore front in the last three tests of the Australia tour will serve his duty as Vice-Captain of the team while Virat Kohli who was on a paternity leave will make a comeback from the England test match. Team India players started arriving in Chennai on Wednesday as evident from Mohammed Siraj and Cheteshwar Pujara posting their whereabouts on social media.
Rahane led India to a historic series win in Australia as India won the last test match in Brisbane to clinch the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1. It was the second time that India has won a Test series on Australian soil the first time when India won the Test series was in their last Australia tour which was in the year 2018-19.
Beside Rahane and Kohli returning to their usual roles, all-rounder Hardik Pandya and fast bowler Ishant Sharma, who suffered injuries during the Indian Premier League last year, also returned to the squad. Also the members of the England team also arrived in Chennai on Wednesday after completing their Sri Lanka tour. England won the two-match Test series 2-0 on the back of splendid performances by Captain Joe Root, veteran pacer James Anderson and spinners Dom Bess and Jack Leach.
The first two matches of the test series between India & England will be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The remaining two Tests will be played in Ahmedabad’s Motera Ground, which will also host the five-match T20I series, before teams move to Pune for three ODIs.