WATCH: Ashwin and Jadeja practice in the nets ahead of the warm-up clash
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are the 3rd and 4th ranked ICC bowlers who are prepping up to take on England scheduled to begin from August 1.
India’s Test specialists were seen sweating it out in the net session before the warm-up game against Essex.
Before India takes on England on August 1, but before that the tourists will be facing Essex for a warm-up game.
The practice game is scheduled for Wednesday and the game will go on for three days. Earlier it was a four-day match but it was reduced to three days following a request from team India.
Ashwin and Jadeja were seen trying out different variation in the nets.
The two frontline spinners will try to leave no stones unturned to emerge victorious in the Test series.
The official account of Indian cricket team took to Instagram for sharing the video and wrote, “Getting into the groove are our spin duo – @rashwin99 and @royalnavghan . #TeamIndia”
The official account of team India also posted some pictures where the players can be seen in a huddle discussing team strategies ahead of the warm-up game with each other. India won the T20I series against England by 2-1 but lost the ODI series by 1-2. They will be looking forward to win the Test series so that they can seek revenge for the loss of 2014 tour when they were outclassed in the longest format by 1-3.
Indian batting maestro Virat Kohli also surrendered in front of English pace attack in 2014 and could only make 134 runs in 10 innings at an average of13.4.
India Test Squad for the first three matches against England:
Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Murali Vijay, Karun Nair, Ajinkya Rahane,Dinesh Karthik, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Rishabh Pant
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