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T20 World Cup – Team India Sweat It Out In Net Session Ahead Of Warm-Up Match


(MENAFN—IANS) New York, May 31 (IANS): Team India is leaving no stone unturned in its preparations for the T20 World Cup 2024, which will commence on Sunday. After the prestigious tournament, India will face Bangladesh in a warm-up fixture in New York on Saturday, reports Live Cricket Score.

In anticipation of the preparatory match, key players such as wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, all-rounders Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja, among others, engaged in an intense net session on Thursday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared glimpses of the squad members working hard under the bright sun.

Not only the batters but pace spearheads Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, spinners Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, and travelling reserve Khaleel Ahmed were also seen refining their bowling skills during the session.

According to a Cricbuzz report, the Indian team has been training at Cantiague Park for two days. All players spent considerable time in the middle during the compulsory practice sessions.

Star batter Virat Kohli is expected to join the squad on Friday. He was spotted departing for New York from the Mumbai airport on Thursday. However, his participation in the warm-up match against Bangladesh remains uncertain.

The Indian team is scheduled for an optional training session at Cantiague Park on Friday (IST).

Led by Rohit Sharma, the Men in Blue will open their T20 World Cup campaign against Ireland in New York on June 5. They will then play a high-stakes match against arch-rivals Pakistan at the same venue on June 9.


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