Rahul Dravid joined Team India from Leicester©Twitter
India team head coach Rahul Dravid has joined the Test squad in Leicester, where they will face Leicestershire in a four-day warm-up match ahead of their fifth and final Test against England at Edgbaston , Birmingham, which will start from July 1. “Look who’s here! Head Coach Rahul Dravid has joined the Test squad at Leicester. #TeamIndia,” BCCI tweeted.
Look who’s here!
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 21, 2022
Ahead of the rescheduled fifth Test against England, the Indian team began training for the game on Friday after arriving in London for the tour.
India will face England for the rescheduled fifth Test at Old Trafford from July 1.
But before that, he will have a four-day warm-up game with Leicestershire from June 24-27 to prepare for the Test.
The rescheduled fifth Test is counted as India’s fifth game in England’s 2021 series, which the visitors lead 2-1. The fifth test was postponed at the last minute following an outbreak of COVID-19 in 2021.
On the other side, the Ireland-bound squad led by VVS Laxman will depart for Dublin on June 23 or 24, with the squad members given a three-day rest. India are due to play two T20Is against Ireland on June 26 and 28.
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