The Virat Kohli-led Indian side is all set to take on Sri Lanka in the three match Test series starting from July 26 in Galle. In a video posted by BCCI on their official Twitter handle, Indian cricketers are seen sweating it out in the nets ahead of their first clash.
Ian Chappell believes a coach should be selected based on the comfort level he shares with the skipper in the aftermath of the Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble controversy. Following Kumble’s exit, Ravi Shastri was appointed the team’s head coach.
India are set to start their three-match Test series against Sri Lanka from July 26. India are scheduled to play their first match at Galle and skipper Virat Kohli took to social media and uploaded a picture.
Virat Kohli extended his wishes to the India women’s cricket team with the Mithali Raj-led side going for glory at the ICC Women’s World Cup. They play England in the final on Sunday at Lord’s.
The Mithali Raj-led Indian side is all set to lock horns with England in the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 at Lord’s on Sunday. India marched their way into the final after beating Australia in the semi-final by 36 runs on Thursday.
Harmanpreet Kaur’s home town of Moga in Punjab went into celebration mode following her 171 run hitting exploits in the ICC Women’s World Cup semifinal against Australia on Thursday.
India head coach Ravi Shastri said that Sri Lanka’s record at home remains as good as the top Test sides in the world and that India will be looking to maintain their status as the top ranked Test team in the world.
While the players will gain match practice, this will also be newly-appointed coach Ravi Shastri’s first assignment and hence he too will be looking to get into the groove.
Ravi Shastri is back in the Indian dressing room after the former all-rounder was appointed as head coach earlier this month. India are now touring Sri Lanka for three Tests, five ODIs and a T20I.
Captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri look forward to carrying on from where they left off. The tour of Sri Lanka two years ago was, in many ways, the making of the current Indian team. It was very early in Kohli’s tenure as Test skipper MS Dhoni was still the captain in shorter formats.
Virat Kohli-led India team departed for Sri Lanka on Wednesday to play three Tests, five one-day internationals and one T20 international with the tour beginning with the team playing their first Test on July 26 in Colombo.
It is the first tour that India undertake with Ravi Shastri as their head coach and also Virat Kohli’s second away series as India’s full-time captain apart from the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India play Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle on July 26.
Virat Kohli-led Indian team departed for Sri Lanka where they will play three Tests, five one-day internationals and one T20 international which begins with the first Test on July 26. This is also the first tour for new head coach Ravi Shastri.
India head coach Ravi Shastri and India captain Virat Kohli addressed the media on Wednesday ahead of the Sri Lanka tour where India are set to play three-match Test series, five ODIs and a T20. The new head coach said, “Ravi Shastris, Anil Kumbles will come and go, fabric of the team remains.”
When asked about the best batsman in world cricket at the moment, Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir replied Virat Kohli. He also revealed his favourite moment of his cricketing career till date.