Virat Kohli started preparing for WTC Final. (BCCI photo)
New Delhi: IPL-2023 is over. Chennai Super Kings has won the title. Now the fans of India have only one wish. Team India will end the drought of winning the ICC trophy by defeating Australia in the final of the ICC World Test Championship starting at The Oval in London from June 7. For this, it is necessary that the star players of Team India show their strength and one of them is Virat Kohli. Leaving the IPL behind, Virat has focused on the final of the Test Championship and has started preparations.
India also played the final of the previous edition of the World Test Championship. At that time Virat was the captain of the team but the team was defeated by New Zealand. With this, India’s dream of winning the Test Championship was shattered.
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Virat started preparations
Virat is not the captain this time. He will play under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, but Virat is an important batsman of the team. His batting is very important for the team. Virat was still in T20 mood. He batted brilliantly while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Now Virat is in the mood for the test and is preparing. Virat has posted a photo of practice on his Twitter in which he is doing batting practice. Apart from this, he is also practicing fielding. Virat has also posted a photo while practicing catch.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 29, 2023
Rohit Sharma joins Team India
In the midst of IPL, those players of Team India have reached London who were not part of the teams that reached the finals of IPL. Players like Rohit Sharma, Yashaswali Jaiswal, Suryakumar Yadav have reached London in the second batch and have joined the team. Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur are all in London. Till now the players of the team have reached London in two batches.
— BCCI (@BCCI) May 29, 2023
Captain Rohit Sharma has joined team India. pic.twitter.com/c9x08K10X2
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 30, 2023
Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ajinkya Rahane are all part of the team selected for the final. But their IPL teams had reached the finals, so they have not reached London yet. Rest of the players are practicing in London under the guidance of coach Rahul Dravid. BCCI has also posted photos of players practicing, in which apart from Kohli, Mohammad Siraj, Akshar Patel, Umesh Yadav are seen practicing.
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