August 13, 2022

BCCI reportedly issued ‘warning’ to Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli

The Indian team cricketers currently in England are preparing to take on England in a one-off test match to be played at Edgbaston from July 1. The players are currently training hard in London ahead of a warm-up match ahead of the ENG vs IND Test Series. However, according to a report, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is not very happy with Team India skipper Rohit Sharma and former skipper Virat Kohli and should warn Team India players. before the test match.

India tour to England: BCCI to warn Team India players

According to a report from Insidesport, the photos of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli taking photos with fans have not gone down well with the board. In the viral photos, the Team India stalwarts can be seen posing for photos with fans, without masks. BCCI has warned all players to pay a little more attention to Covid rules and avoid crowded places.

The BCCI Treasurer, while speaking to the publication, said: “The Covid threat is reduced in the UK. But players still need to be more careful. We will ask the team to be a little cautious.

Recently, veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was forced to remain in India in quarantine after the 35-year-old tested positive for Covid-19 and failed to travel to England with the Indian Test team. According to reports, the development has been confirmed by sources and BCCI management in the UK that Ashwin will fly to England within the next 24 hours.

The five-match Test series on India’s 2021 England tour has been postponed due to a Covid-19 outbreak in the Indian camp. India currently leads the series by 2-1.

England India tour: England vs India playoff schedule

The single test will be played from July 1-5, the series will also feature three ODIs and three T20Is, which will be played across six venues.

The 1st T20I will be played on July 7 at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. The second T20I will take place on July 9 at Edgbaston, Birmingham, while the third match will take place on July 10 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

The ODI series will begin with the 1st ODI being played on July 12, while the second and third ODIs will be played on July 14 and July 17 respectively.

ENG vs IND test series: Indian test team for 5th test

Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna , Srikar Bharat (week)