IND vs LEI Day 1- 1st Session: Poor start of Indian team, lost 5 wickets till lunch break


India vs Leicestershire: The Indian team has to play a Test match against England in Birmingham from July 1. Before this important match, Team India is playing a practice match to adapt to this format of red-ball cricket. In this practice match, the Indian team is facing English county club Leicestershire. India won the toss and decided to bat first. But India got off to a bad start. By lunch on the first day, India’s score was 90 runs for the loss of 5 wickets.

Rohit Sharma scored 25 runs
The Indian team, who came to bat first, had a bad start. In the 10th over, Shubman Gill was dismissed after scoring 21 runs in 28 balls. After this, in the 16th over, captain Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring 25 runs in 47 balls. On the other hand, Hanuma Vihari made 3 in 23 balls and Shreyas Iyer could not even open the account. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja scored 13 runs in 13 balls. Virat Kohli is present at the crease after scoring 9 and Shrikar Bharat.

Squads of both teams:

  • Team India: Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, KS Bharat (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav.
  • Leicestershire: Sam Evans (Captain), Rihan Ahmed, Sam Bates (Wk), Nat Bowle, Will Davis, Joy Evison, Lewis Kimber, Abhi Sakande, Roman Walker, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah, Pranand Krishna.

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