Team India is playing a practice match against Leicestershire (India vs Leicestershire) before the first Test against England (IND vs ENG) at Edgbaston.
Mumbai: vs England (India vs England(Team India vs Leicestershire before the 1st Test at Edgbaston)India vs Leicestershire, practice encounter are playing. At the end of the first day, Team India scored 246 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Due to the rain interruption, only 60.2 overs could be played in the entire day. Shrikar Bharatan (Shrikar Bharti) scored the highest 70 runs. At the end of the day’s play, Bharat was on 70 and Mohammed Shami was on 18. Veteran batsmen like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Hanuma Vihari pitted against inexperienced English bowler Roman Walker. Walker is yet to make his first-class debut. But his bowling angered the legendary batsmen of India.
Rest of the batsmen flopped without filling
Captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. Team opener Shubman Gill got out in the 9th over. He took the catch of wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant off Will Davis. After this Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring 25 runs. Hanuma Vihari and Shreyas Iyer were also dismissed cheaply. Iyer could not even open the account, Hanuma Vihari scored 3 runs. India lost the fifth wicket in the form of Ravindra Jadeja. Jadeja was dismissed after scoring 13 runs in 13 balls. Half the Indian team was back in the tent for 81 runs.
Bharat alone took over
Virat Kohli and Shrikar Bharat saved India’s innings. There was a half-century partnership between the two. Virat Kohli could not support Srikar India for long. Bharat, on the other hand, survived and batted. He scored an unbeaten 70 off 111 balls. It has 8 fours and 1 six. Umesh Yadav scored 23 runs to help Bharat. But he was also sent to the pavilion by Roman Walker. Shami is at the crease after scoring 18 runs.
roman walker upset
Indian batsmen had to face Leicestershire bowler Roman Walker. Walker took five wickets for 24 runs in 11 overs. He was the first player to take the wicket of Rohit Sharma. He bowled a short ball and got caught in the bridge’s net.