Pujara will get into groove, throwdown specialist Raghu to affix workforce after finishing quarantine
The ODI and T20 sequence begins November 27 and might be adopted by a four-match Take a look at the sequence, beginning with a day-nighter from December 17 in Adelaide.
Cheteshwar Pujara, who has not performed aggressive cricket since March, had an in-depth internet session in Sydney on Thursday and appeared snug dealing with the quick bowlers as he equipped for what guarantees to be a grueling Take a look at sequence in opposition to Australia subsequent month.
Pujara batted each on the facet nets and the center strip the place he confronted Ishan Porel, Kartik Tyagi, who’re with the workforce as internet bowlers, Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin. The BCCI posted a brief video of Pujara’s internet session on social media.
The Indian workforce is allowed to coach in its 14-day quarantine, having arrived right here a final week. The ODI and T20 sequence begins November 27 and might be adopted by a four-match Take a look at the sequence, beginning with a day-nighter from December 17 in Adelaide.
Whereas most Indian gamers competed within the IPL, Take a look at regulars Pujara and Hanuma Vihari joined the nationwide workforce bubble within the UAE earlier than reaching Australia.
Pujara, who final performed the Ranji Trophy last, was instrumental in India’s historic win over Australia two years in the past and his function at quantity three might be of immense worth, particularly after Virat Kohli’s departure following the primary Take a look at Adelaide Oval. Kohli can be heading residence to be there for the beginning of his first youngster.
Throwdown specialist Raghu checks in
India’s throwdown specialist Raghu, who couldn’t fly with the opposite help employees as he examined optimistic for COVID-19 again residence, has landed right here and is present process his quarantine earlier than becoming a member of the workforce.
“He has to endure a 14-day quarantine as per the native authorities’ tips. After that, he’ll be a part of the workforce,” mentioned a BCCI supply.
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