The Indian cricket team is gearing up to compete against England in the upcoming test matches scheduled at Chennai. BCCI has rolled out strict quarantine and strict measures to eliminate the threat of Covid-19. All the players from both the teams will have to stay in their hotel rooms and follow all the quarantine rules and regulations set by the BCCCI board. Indian cricket players have already lodged in their hotel rooms, and they will be quarantined for the next six days.
Virat Kohli Shared His Workout Videos on Media Platforms
Captain of Indian cricket team Virat Kohli posted a video on the internet where he shared his quarantine shenanigans. He posted a video of working out while wearing a T-shirt and a pair of shorts. The skipper also stated on the video that he needs music and gym equipment on quarantine days. He further added a motivational quote saying that if one really wants to work, they can put work in anywhere. The skipper who was on paternity leave in the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21 against Australia will be the key player for the team against England.
Ben Stokes Gave Quarantine Room Tour to Followers
Ben Stokes also shared a video on the internet where he gave a room tour to his followers. The room tour included his gaming setup, training equipment, women’s perfume, and protein box. India will be looking forward to eliminate Ben Stokes early in the field to increase the pressure on England’s batting order.
Getting Virat Kohli’s Wicket Will be Difficult: Moeen Ali
England’s all-rounder player Moeen Ali addressed reporters through video conference and stated that getting the wicket of Virat Kohli will be difficult for England bowler. Since he is talented, motivated, and passionate on the field, the bowling roster of England has to make special strategies to stop him from scoring big runs. Moeen also added that the recent win against Australia and recent childbirth have motivated the skipper on higher levels.
Other Indian players are also indulged in intense training sessions to perform their best game in the first test match against England which is scheduled on February 05, 2021. Mayank Agrawal shared his intense training sessions on his Instagram handle.
Indian team for First Two Tests: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agrawal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, R. Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, M. Siraj, Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and Washington Sundar.
England: Joe Root (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Dan Lawrence, Dom Sibley, Rory Joseph Burns, Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Dom Bess, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Olly Stones, and Stuart Broad.