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India vs England 2020-21, 3rd Test (D/N): See how Kohli, Pandya practised at Motera Stadium

First Published Feb 24, 2021, 1:35 PM IST
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Team India leaves no stones unturned to ensure that it produces a top-notch performance against England in the ongoing four-time series for the Anthony de Mello Trophy. With the series locked at 1-1 from Chennai, the players are sweating it hard in Ahmedabad.

India will have a tricky challenge against England as both sides prepare to clash in the third Test for the Anthony de Mello Trophy at the Sardar Patel (Motera) Stadium in Ahmedabad Wednesday. With the four-Test series locked at 1-1 from Chennai, India has to ensure that it emerges victorious in the Ahmedabad leg to qualify for the final of the ongoing ICC World Test Championship.

India will have a tricky challenge against England as both sides prepare to clash in the third Test for the Anthony de Mello Trophy at the Sardar Patel (Motera) Stadium in Ahmedabad Wednesday. With the four-Test series locked at 1-1 from Chennai, India has to ensure that it emerges victorious in the Ahmedabad leg to qualify for the final of the ongoing ICC World Test Championship.

Ahead of the third Test, a day-night affair, the players are sweating it hard at the nets. Indian skipper Virat Kohli was seen getting involved in a light football session with the team during the practice session on Tuesday.

(Image courtesy: Virat Kohli Facebook page)

Ahead of the third Test, a day-night affair, the players are sweating it hard at the nets. Indian skipper Virat Kohli was seen getting involved in a light football session with the team during the practice session on Tuesday.

(Image courtesy: Virat Kohli Facebook page)

Kohli was also seen batting and practising with the pink ball in the nets.

(Image courtesy: Virat Kohli Facebook page)

Kohli was also seen batting and practising with the pink ball in the nets.

(Image courtesy: Virat Kohli Facebook page)

Kohli shared the pictures on his social media handles, while in this, he happens to practice the straight drive. He captioned the post, "📍Motera Stadium #TeamIndia".

(Image courtesy: Virat Kohli Facebook page)

Kohli shared the pictures on his social media handles, while in this, he happens to practice the straight drive. He captioned the post, "📍Motera Stadium #TeamIndia".

(Image courtesy: Virat Kohli Facebook page)

Meanwhile, all-rounder, Hardik Pandya was also involved in an intense practice session at the venue. He was, as usual, performing shirtless, along with pacer Umesh Yadav, as the former shared a picture together on Instagram, inside the venue, captioned, "Hustle continues ✅🇮🇳".

Meanwhile, all-rounder, Hardik Pandya was also involved in an intense practice session at the venue. He was, as usual, performing shirtless, along with pacer Umesh Yadav, as the former shared a picture together on Instagram, inside the venue, captioned, "Hustle continues ✅🇮🇳".

It would be the first international game in nine years at the redeveloped Motera ground. The venue is the largest cricket stadium in the world, with a capacity crowd of 1,10,000. However, owing to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and maintaining social distancing norms, the crown capacity has been limited to 50%.

It would be the first international game in nine years at the redeveloped Motera ground. The venue is the largest cricket stadium in the world, with a capacity crowd of 1,10,000. However, owing to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and maintaining social distancing norms, the crown capacity has been limited to 50%.

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