Staff India held their first coaching session beneath the lights on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo forward of their first ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka on July 18 (Sunday).
In a video uploaded by the BCCI on Twitter, the cricketers may very well be seen present process an intense coaching session. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who tackle the accountability of being the vice-captain of the workforce, sweated it out on the nets. In the meantime, younger Mumbai Indians batsman Ishan Kishan seemed calm and composed with the bat.
Watch the clip right here:
After the session, interim head coach Rahul Dravid was seen speaking to the cricketers in a huddle. This will probably be his first project as India’s head coach and the previous India skipper will look to construct on his popularity because the India A coach.
The younger cricketers are actually excited to work with Dravid. Suryakumar Yadav not too long ago mentioned that having the previous cricketer round is a giant enhance for the workforce.
“Rahul sir staying round every particular person on this camp is the most important enhance. So it’s actually good to have him round. A really calm and composed man and I’m actually excited for this match,” mentioned Suryakumar Yadav.
It is very important take the texture of enjoying beneath lights: Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Staff India’s vice-captain for this collection, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, burdened that it was essential to coach beneath the lights forward of the collection. Talking within the video uploaded by the BCCI, Bhuvneshwar mentioned:
“It was essential to take the texture of enjoying beneath the lights particularly for the batsmen as a result of it turns into a bit tough for them to guage the ball. Two periods earlier than the primary ODI will probably be actually useful for the cricketers to get used to it.”
Ishan Kishan, who’s on his second worldwide tour, additionally echoed the identical sentiments. The younger southpaw acknowledged:
“Initially, I feel it was just a little tough for everybody however in a while, I feel we settled in very properly.”
India will play three ODIs in opposition to Sri Lanka adopted by as many T20Is matches on the present tour.