India and England will face each other in a Test series in Nottingham in August. Last week, the Indian side played a three-day warm-up match against County Select XI.
And to get into the groove again, the visiting bowlers sweated it out in the nets on Thursday. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Shared photos from the training session.
BCCI tweeted, “#TeamIndia bowlers to go to nets ahead of #ENGvIND Test Series.”
During the warm-up fixture, Rahul donned wicketkeeping gloves as Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha were unavailable due to COVID-19 protocols.
Rahul told BCCI, “It’s a good opportunity to test my body and wicketkeeping skills. The extra responsibility really bothered me (laughs) but other than that, it was a good time and it gave me the opportunity to stay in the game.” Gives a good chance.” TV earlier this week.
He said, “Especially when it is a practice game, sometimes it can take long. But when you are keeping wickets, you need to stay focused and you are in the game all the time. So, I thoroughly enjoyed it.”
Rahul played his last Test in 2019 against West Indies. During India’s tour of England in 2018, Rahul scored 149 at The Oval and this knock came due to some poor scores in the earlier Test.
“When I was dropped in 2018, I had to go back and discuss with the coaches, watch a lot of videos to see where I was faltering and try to fix it. I am happy, Test cricket Time has helped. Like they say, failure makes you stronger, makes you more focused and determined about the game. It’s no different for me. I’m looking forward to opportunities, much calmer and more disciplined Trying to stay,” said Rahul.
“I remember the Oval was the best batting pitch we got in the whole series. In the back of my mind, I also knew that it was the last game of the series and I didn’t do well in the series. So, it was only realistic. That I might not get a chance in the next series.”