WTC Final 2023: Team India Kick-start Preparations for Australia Showdown in New Training Jerseys

Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur seen in Team India's new training kit (BCCI Twitter)

Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur seen in Team India’s new training kit (BCCI Twitter)

With Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav in India’s new training kit, Team India begins their preparations for the WTC Final 2023

Team India started their preparations for the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia on Thursday, May 25. Less than a week before their showdown against Australia in the WTC Final 2023, the Indian team landed in the United Kingdom. Ahead of the marquee summit clash to be played at the Oval in London from June 7-11.

The official Twitter handle of the BCCI shared pictures of the Indian players and support staff, led by coach Rahul Dravid, as they began training with the likes of Umesh Yadav and Shardul Thakur in new training jerseys made by Adidas.

The new sponsor of the Indian team has already sent the training kit to London and the BCCI is sharing a glimpse of the new formula.

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BCCI wrote, ‘Unveiling #TeamIndia’s new training kit, also kickstarting our preparations for the #WTCFinal.’

The new training kit is a bright blue colored jersey that is pleasing to the eye. The fans will be eagerly waiting for the new jersey designed by Adidas, which will be worn by the Indian players for the WTC final.

With the IPL 2023 playoffs still underway, the Indian team will leave for the UK in three batches, with Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav and Axar Patel in the first batch along with the support staff, which left on May 23 and have already Preparation has started. Last.

Along with Jaydev Unadkat, Ravichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli and Mohammad Siraj are also expected to be in London soon.

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Siraj shared a picture on Instagram while boarding the flight to the UK, while Cheteshwar Pujara is also expected to join the Indian team before May 26.

While the rest of the Indian players who are still playing in the IPL 2023 playoffs will be given a day’s break as the second batch of players will leave for the UK after Qualifier 2, followed by the third batch which will leave after the final.

India’s squad for WTC final: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.