India cricket team captain Virat Kohli have take rest for the T20I series against Bangladesh, now he is back with the squad for the 2 Test match series against a same opposition, beginning in Indore on Thursday. The 1st batsman to face the test was Captain and it was a blended experience for the right-hander. While he missed a few deliveries, it didn’t prevent Kohli from producing 2 or 3 trademark cover drives.
Captain Kohli was spotted participating in number of practice sessions, additionally he got a feel of the pink ball in the nets, which would be utilized at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. India’s 1st day and night Test match ever on November 22. The Dukes pink balls have been used. Previously the pink balls used in between 2016-18 periods of Duleep Trophy were also manufactured by Kookaburra.
Typically, 3 adjoining nets are set for pacers, spinner and throw downs for Indian team’s training. In any case, in the group’s solicitation, the toss down-net was made on the opposite side of the ground on independent practice turfs with a dark sight-screen.
One of the important reasons behind moving to SG pink balls for the Bangladesh Day/ Night Test was to avoid 2 different balls at the same match. BCCI president said “No, it can’t be because the series has to be played with same ball. It can’t be two different balls in the same series”.