INDIA Warm-UP Match LIVE – India vs Leicestershire LIVE: Rohit Sharma and team will have some familiar names to face in the Leicestershire side in their only WARM-UP Match. On BCCI’s request, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumran, Prasidh Krishna all will turn for COUNTY SIDE vs India. The Leicestershire side will be captained by opening batter Sam Evans: Follow India tour of England LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN
In a statement, the county side said, “LCCC, BCCI and the ECB have all agreed to allow the four players from the visiting camp to be part of the Running Foxes side, in order to allow all members of the travelling party to participate in the fixture.”
The match will be played with 13 players per side to provide further flexibility and help manage bowling workloads.
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INDIA Warm-UP Match LIVE: Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Prasidh Krishna to play for Leicestershire: Follow LIVE UPDATES
- The India vs Leicestershire Tour match will be streamed live on Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s YouTube channel.
- The name of the YOUTUBE channel is Foxes TV YouTube channel.
- To ensure that all members of India’s touring party get adequate match practice some of the Indian players will play for opponents.
- Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Prasidh Krishna – will turn out for Leicestershire.
India: Rohit Sharma (Capt), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav.
Leicestershire CCC: Sam Evans (Capt), Rehan Ahmed, Sam Bates (wk), Nat Bowley, Will Davis, Joey Evison, Louis Kimber, Abi Sakande, Roman Walker, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Prasidh Krishna.
Is all ok with Virat Kohli? Kohli did not attend the practice session on Wednesday. But Sources in the BCCI indicated that there is no COVID scare in the camp and all the players are available for selection.
The match vs County team will be the only warm-up game for the Indian team before the July1-5 Edgbaston Test.
Meanwhile, it has been learnt that R Ashwin, who missed the flight earlier due to Covid positive result will fly to England on Friday.
India’s selectors have named Navdeep Saini, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Simarjeet Singh as the net bowlers for the tour.
The first two named are with the squad already. The departure of Singh is believed to have been delayed.
Leicestershire vs India: When and Where to Watch
The match will not be telecasted anywhere on TV. But again, fans can catch up with all the scores and updates on the official Twitter pages of BCCI and Leicestershire.
When will the India vs Leicestershire Tour match be played?
The India vs Leicestershire Tour match will be played from June 23 to 26.
Where will the India vs Leicestershire Tour match be played?
The India vs Leicestershire Tour match will be played at the Uptonsteel County Ground in Leicester.
What time will the India vs Leicestershire Tour match start?
The India vs Leicestershire Tour match will start at 3:00 PM IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast the India vs Leicestershire Tour match?
The India vs Leicestershire Tour match will not be available on TV channels.
Where to follow the live streaming of the India vs Leicestershire Tour match?
The India vs Leicestershire Tour match will be streamed live on Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s YouTube channel.
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