In preparation for the primary Check match towards Australia, which can begin on February 9 right here in India, the Indian squad is concentrating on fielding, significantly slip catching, in accordance with head coach Rahul Dravid on Sunday.
The four-game Border-Gavaskar Trophy sequence between India and Australia, which begins on February 9 on the VCA Stadium in Jamtha, Nagpur, has elevated the depth of the Indian crew’s preparations.
Rahul Dravid acknowledged that on the crew’s coaching camp right here upfront of the four-match Check sequence, the squad is trying to tighten the slip cordon as a result of the
“Everybody appears in actually good condition. It’s good to get the Check crew collectively once more. We had lots of white-ball cricket over the past month or so,” Rahul Dravid mentioned in a video posted by the BCCI on Twitter.
“A few of these boys, shifting from white-ball to red-ball, it’s good for them to only have that prolonged interval within the nets. The surfaces have been actually good as properly,” Rahul Dravid mentioned.
“Now we have had a few actually lengthy periods”: Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid mentioned that there was little time for participant improvement and that it was thrilling to begin the sequence one week early.
“Now we have had a few actually lengthy periods. I believe it’s actually thrilling as a training workers since you don’t really get instances like this as a result of quantity of cricket we play. You don’t get time really to do a camp or you may get an prolonged time frame the place you get to work with gamers and construct up in direction of the Check sequence” Rahul Dravid mentioned in a video posted by the BCCI on Twitter.
India has gained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy within the final three check matches—at house in 2016–17, in Australia in 2018–19, and in 2020–21—all by a rating of 2-1 in the course of the course of a four-match sequence.
The opening Check can be performed on February 9 on the Vidarbha Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Nagpur.