Team India begins preparations for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Nagpur | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket team has started preparing for the much awaited match Border Cup-Gavaskar on Friday. The India-Australia four-match Test series is scheduled to start on 9 February, when the two top-ranked Test teams meet at Vidarbha . Cricket Association Stadium in Nagarpur.
India beat Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav are among the players seen practicing hitting the ball on the net in photos shared by the Indian Cricket Control Board (BCCI) on their social media accounts.
Multi-talented person Ravindra Jadejawho was deemed fit to appear in the series after playing a Ranji Trophy match for Saurashtra against Tamil Nadu, was also seen bouncing up and hitting with a stick.
“#TeamIndia has started preparations for the Border Gavaskar Trophy ahead of the First Test in Nagpur,” BCCI wrote as a caption while sharing the photos.

The away team, Australia, are currently training at the KSCA Cricket Ground in Alur, a suburb of Bengaluru, where they are training on custom racquets from Thursday, which they feel will be available in four games. fight in series.
Australia and India, currently ranked first and second respectively in the ICC Men’s Test Team Rankings, will meet in the highly anticipated four-match series to be held in Nagpur, New Delhi, Dharamshala and Ahmedabad.

India is currently the owner of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, having won the last three series against Australia in 2017, 2018-19 and 2020-21. India hosted Australia in 14 series of Tests and led 8-4, with two of the series being drawn.
A 4-0 series win for India would put them on a point percentage of 68.06, potentially enough to break into the important top two in the WTC rankings, while Australia is well positioned. advantage to qualify for the final to be held in June regardless of the series result in India.
(With input from IANS)


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