Rahul Dravid warns Indian team ahead of one-off Test against Ben Stokes’ team
Rohit Sharma-led Team India is all set to take on England in the one-off Test starting from July 1 at Edgbaston, Birmingham. India are currently leading 2-1 in the five-match series against England, ahead of the fifth and final Test at Old Trafford starting on 10 September last year, suddenly postponed due to fears of a Covid-19 outbreak. was done. ,
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There have been massive changes in the team management of both the sides as Rohit Sharma took over the captaincy from Virat Kohli while Rahul Dravid was made the head coach after Ravi Shastri’s tenure ended this year. England, on the other hand, also have a new captain-coach pair in the form of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum. As both teams prepare for the Test in Birmingham, India head coach Rahul Dravid has warned his side not to become complacent against the England side, who come into the series after two wins against a strong New Zealand side. has been
“It is going to be exciting from a Test match point of view. For us, it’s a one-time Test match, but it’s World Test Championship (WTC) points. It is on the line for the people who participated in it (last year), and they are very much looking forward to win that series and do well. So looking ahead,” said Dravid after the fifth T20I in Bengaluru was abandoned due to rain.
The Indian Test team, which had a few training sessions after arriving in London last week, has now moved to Leicestershire, ahead of a touring match against the county team at Grace Road in Leicester from June 24-27.
“It is always lovely to play Test matches in England; The crowd is going to be awesome. When you play Test cricket there you expect a really good crowd in England. And England is playing really well at the moment. I mean they are playing some really good cricket. It’s probably a little different from when we were there last year when England were probably on the back foot. But they have played some good matches (against New Zealand) and we have a very good team as well. Hope it will be a good match. I love watching Test cricket, I love playing it, I love coaching it. Looking forward to it,” concluded Dravid.