Indian skipper They grow kohli on Tuesday shared photos from his training session before the Day-Night test against England at the Mottera Stadium in Ahmedabad.
“Motera Stadium #TeamIndia”, reads the caption. In one of the images he sees him playing football, and in the other two he sees him beating in the nets.
The Motera game will be the second pink ball test in India at home. In their first game, the hosts had beaten Bangladesh in just under five sessions at Eden Gardens in Calcutta in November 2019, which remains the shortest test ever played in India. The Indian skipper has scored 136 runs in this game, which remains his last international century. Kohli’s men also played another, in Adelaide, where they were folded for only 36, their lowest level in test history.
Both teams have won each game in a series of four games, and before the third test here, starting on Wednesday, the talks were constantly focused on the nature of the virgin track of the renovated stadium.
Asked if the ball was unlikely to swing much in the third test, Collie said he expected the rhythms to be in play until the ball became “nice and shiny.”
“I don’t think this is an accurate estimate (this cup will not swing). The pink ball tends to swing much more than the red ball. We experienced this when we played for the first time in 2019 (against Bangladesh),” he said. Cars at the pre-match press conference.
(with PTI inputs)