India vs Leicestershire, Match, Live Score Update Day 1: Virat Kohli Key as India lose their 5th match vs Leicestershire
IND vs LEI, Match, 1st Live Update: India have 5 losses against Leicestershire after Shubman Gill was sacked by Will Davis. Shubman Gill (21) and Rohit Sharma (25) gave India a bright start before India lost three quick goals. Hanuma Vihari failed to make an impact and was eliminated with a score of 3. India won the pitch and were selected to beat Leicestershire in their four-day Tour match at the Uptonsteel Cricket Ground. This will be Team India’s only practice match ahead of their scheduled Thursday Test Match against England in Edgbaston, which begins July 1. The Indian players will be looking to hit their peak form. before the match against England. India leads the series 2-1 after the fifth round of testing was postponed last year due to the Covid outbreak in the Indian camp. The focus will be on captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat kohli as they both look forward to some playtime before the Edgbaston Test. Meanwhile, Cheteshwar Pujara, Jasipino Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and Prasidh Krishna has been drafted for the Leicestershire team for this game.
Here are the LIVE updates of India vs Leicestershire, Tour from Uptonsteel Cricket Ground:
16:44 – END! JADEJA Gone!
Jadeja departs as India loses fifth point. Walker excellent delivery. Press Jadeja on the pad, and the referee lifts his finger.
16:39 – WHAT IS KOHLI!
Fully taken from Sakande and Kohli open the face of the bat and place it towards the third man to create a boundary.
16:26 – PRASIDH KRISHNA REMOVES IYER!
Worthy player for Krishna, who beat the Indians all morning. Iyer gets the faintest edges and Pant does another good catch behind the stumps. From January 50 to April 55, India is currently in trouble.
16:13 – VIHARS FALLS TOO!
Vihari cautiously in the middle of the finish. He falls for 3. (IND: 54/3)
16:09 – KOHLI OFF THE MARKET!
Virat Kohli was off and running with a boundary. He defended the ball, but the good-footed substitute couldn’t break it. The ball goes between his legs to create a boundary.
16:06 – IN WALKING VIRAT KOHLI!
Virat Kohli joined Vihari in the middle. Both players will now look to stable India and win big scores.
16:04 – ROHIT FALLS!
Rohit tried to pull this for a boundary but it went wrong! India has now lost in both opening matches. Rohit falls around the age of 25.
15:53 - VIHARI CAUSE!
Vihari is taking advantage of her time at the moment! Started cautiously. On the other hand, Rohit has had a solid look and will end his stay with a big score.
15:39 – GILL GET STARTED!
David got his first breakthrough when India lost Gill, the man behind this to Pant, who easily caught up. Gill drops for 21. During the walk Hanuma Vihari.
15:35 – WHAT!
Gill pushes this towards the middle and this will disappear from the boundary. He just loves playing this shot.
15:25 – END!!!
That seems to have hurt! Rohit looked pained. He took off his gloves. But he’s fine to move on.
15:20 – DRIVE BY GILL!
Gill drove Davis and found the boundary, this time towards midwicket. What a shot.
15:17 – DRIVE THROUGH COVERS!
Rohit orientated Bumrah a subtle boundary through the covers. In the slot, and captain India made the most of it. Good start for India so far.
15:11 – END WEEKLY!
That is the end of the second Bumrah ending. Pujara tries to shade the bowl. Lots of movement so far for Bumrah and Will Davis.
15:08 – GILL UP AND RUN!
Driven by Gill’s covers! Run far for a boundary. Bumrah doesn’t look happy.
15:06 – IND PICK COUPLE OF RUNS!
India got a couple of runs after Rohit cut the ball towards the third man. Good start for Rohit.
15:02 – ROHIT OFF THE MARKET!
Rohit failed to play after 5 balls. Bumrah takes aim at the pad and the Indian captain hurls it towards the short leg.
14:58 – THE FIGHT WILL START!
The match is about to begin! Rohit and S Gill in the middle. J Bumrah has a new ball in hand.
14:56 – 4 INDIAN IN LEI’S XI!
Cheteshwar Pujara, Jasosystem Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and Prasidh Krishna will play for Leicestershire in this match. BCCI has a good move to test their players in these challenging conditions.
14:55 – THIS IS WHAT ROHIT SHARMA SAYS!
Captain @ ImRo45 explain what? #Teamaindia will hit the mark in a practice match four days before Thursday’s test against England. pic.twitter.com/qpj46rEv2g
– BCCI (@BCCI) June 23, 2022
14:51 – The IND players warm up!
The Indian players are currently warming up with some routine football drills.
14:51 – IND PLAY XI!
India: Rohit Sharma (Capt), Shubman Gill, Virat kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma VihariKS Bharat (week), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul ThakurMohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav.
14:51 – Here is the link to watch the match Live
14:48 – This is Leicestershire XI
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– Foxeshire Leicestershires (@leicsccc)June 23, 2022
14:38 – India wins the basket and Rohit Sharma hits the baton.
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