IND vs ENG Test series: BCCI shares spine-chilling trailer hours ahead of 1st Test; Watch video- Follow Live Updates: Just hours ahead of the iconic clash between India and England in the first Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, BCCI shared a gripping trailer for the fans. Virat Kohli led Indian side will lock horns with Joe Root led England contingent in a 5-match Test series commencing from August 4.
Stage Set 👌
ARE YOU READY❓ pic.twitter.com/QrGYqoCtFE
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 4, 2021
The video posted by BCCI on social media captioned, “Preparations. Stage Set. It’s a matter of few hours before we witness the LIVE action from Trent Bridge#TeamIndia #ENGvIND ARE YOU READY?” A minute-long promo wrapped up team India intensive training sessions that the visitors had been undertaking for so long.
The video commenced showing the mighty venue for the first Test- Trent Bridge. The two captains- Virat Kohli and Joe Root’s fist bump on meeting each other followed by their shoots alongside the glittering trophy was the moment to savour in the clip.
Among the training mentors, Ravi Shastri was seen giving special advice to Cheteshwar Pujara while the bowling coach Bharat Arun offered some tips to Mohammed Siraj.
Concerns for India ahead of the first Test
- Mayank Agarwal ruled out of the opening test due to a concussion.
- KL Rahul is likely to open the innings with Rohit Sharma.
- The green cover at Trent Bridge might force India to bring in four pacers and just one spinner in the bowling segment.
Concerns for England ahead of the first Test
- Ben Stokes has made himself unavailable from the Test series citing mental health concerns.
- Craig Overton has been announced as a replacement for Ben Stokes.
- Olie Pope is slightly doubtful for the opening Test after suffering quadriceps tear.
- England wicketkeeper-batter Jonny Bairstow will replace Pope.
IND vs ENG Test series: BCCI shares spine-chilling trailer hours ahead of 1st Test; Watch video- Follow Live Updates