After winning the series against Australia Down Under, the Kangaroos are now on the tour to India for two-game T20Is and five-match ODI series. The visiting team will surely eye for revenge and the hosts would surely want to repeat their feat that created Down Under. Now, ahead of their first T20I game which is scheduled to happen on February 24, 2019, on Sunday, the team was seen sweating it out in the nets. MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli were seen hitting a few shots, Umesh Yadav, on the other hand, was seen sharpening his bowling.
Considering the World Cup in the offing, these matches will be very for the mega tournament happening in May 2019. The snaps were shared by the official page of the BCCI. The caption of the snaps read, “Depart ✈ Arrive 🛬 Train & sweat it out 💪🏻💪🏻 #TeamIndia gear up for the 1st T20I in Vizag #INDvAUS.” Check out the pictures below. India vs Australia 2019 Schedule Free PDF Download Online: IND vs AUS Full Timetable With Match Dates, Fixture Timings and Venue Details.
Virat Kohli also shared the same snaps on social media.
Back to work 💪 pic.twitter.com/5wWlAn7KMt
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 22, 2019
India will be missing the services of Hardik Pandya who has been ruled out of the series due to a back injury. Ravindra Jadeja has been named as his replacement only for the ODIs. The second T20 will be played in Bengaluru on February 27. Check out the preview of the series below.
The five ODIs will be staged in Hyderabad (March 2), Nagpur (March 5), Ranchi (March 8), Mohali (March 10) and Delhi (March 13). KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah and Virat Kohli have been included into the squad after they took a break from the New Zealand series.