November 24, 2022

India Tour of England: Rohit Sharma reaches London, joins India Hotel team: Follow LIVE

India Tour of England – IND vs ENG LIVE: Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma has arrived in London and checked into the Indian team’s hotel. Rohit is accompanied by his wife Ritika and his daughter Samaira. According to available information, Rohit had a personal commitment due to which he decided to fly a day late: Follow India TOUR of England & IND vs SA Series LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN.

Virat Kohli, pacer Jasprit Burmah and other members of the Indian team had already arrived in London on Thursday.

Part of the media speculated that Rohit did not fly due to injury. But as InsideSport reports, Rohit stayed on due to a personal commitment and reached London a day late.

Other Indian players on that plane to London included off-spinner R Ashwin, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, pacers Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Prasidh Krishna, drummers Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari and wicketkeeper KS Bharat:

Indian head coach Rahul Dravid will join the Indian team in England after the conclusion of the T20I series against South Africa on Sunday.

India will face England in a Test from July 1-5 in Edgbaston, then three ODIs and as many T20Is.

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India Tour of England: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Indian squad to fly to London on Thursday, Indian Test cricketers start gathering in Mumbai: follow LIVE UPDATES

India Tour of England: No charter flight for Rohit Sharma & Co, Team India will meet in Mumbai by June 15, leaving for London on June 16

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Indian squad ready for England tourUnlike last time, with no bio-bubble in place, there will be no charter flights this time. All players were tested for Covid-19 before boarding the flight to England.

Once in London, they will travel to Leicester. There, India will have a short camp ahead of the June 24 warm-up game.

Coaching set up for the tour –

In a bid to prepare for the tour to Ireland, National Cricket Academy coaches Sitanshu Kotak, Sairaj Bahutule and Munish Bali will take charge of the ongoing India v South Africa series proceedings from the 4th T20. The trio will then accompany NCA VVS chief Laxman, as part of the supporting staff for the Ireland series.

  • Rahul Dravid will be in charge of the entire series against South Africa.
  • NCA coaches Sairaj Bahutule, Munish Bali and Sitanshu Kotak will take charge of the final two matches in Rajkot and Bengaluru.
  • The rest of David’s coaching staff – Vikram Rathour, Paras Mhambrey, T Dilip will travel with Rohit Sharma and Co. to England.
  • Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer will leave on June 19 after the SA series.
  • A separate team for the Irish series to be named.
  • VVS Laxman, the Irish tour team and coaches will depart on June 22.

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India Travel Plan for England Tour-

  • BCCI has asked Rohit Sharma and the players selected for the test squad to meet in Mumbai by June 15.
  • All players except Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant will leave for England on June 16.
  • All players will have two rounds of RT-PCR Covid tests before boarding the flight to England.
  • If someone tests positive, they will have to wait and serve a period of mandatory isolation before leaving for England.
  • The second group, including head coach Rahul Dravid, will leave for London from Bengaluru on June 19.
  • Like last time, players can take their families with them on a tour of England.
  • However, there will be no charter flights this time around.

India squad for England – ENG vs IND team

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

Here is the revised schedule for the 2022 India tour in England:

England vs India Test Series Schedule

5th round: Edgbaston | July 1-5

England vs India 2022, T20I series schedule

1st T201: Ageas Bowl | July 7

2nd T20I: Edgbaston | July 9th

3rd T20I: Trent Bridge | July 10

England vs India 2022 ODI Series Schedule

1st ODI: Kia Oval | July 12

2nd ODI: Lord | July 14th

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